Waymo’s self-driving training facility at Castle.

Waymo’s self-driving training facility at Castle.


5IT is my newsletter. It’s a set of roughly five links to deep and interesting technology stories most weeks.


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Here’s my current set of interests:

Liberatory technology, the docks and the warehouses, micromobility, the new "dark euphoria," hyperobjects, containers, Earthseed, the history of capitalisms, the War on Poverty, Jennifer Egan, the meaning of work, "administrative evil," gender expansiveness, what are cities for, new forms of labor organization, infrastructural codes, insurgencies, mapmaking as politics, dystopia but now, the American west, financial models as engines not cameras, the street, Boots Riley, externalities and commons, "the various mutations of the Air," monetary instruments of infinite absorptive capacity, seeing like a [ ], forgotten bestsellers,Tommy Orange, "turbulent circulations," decentering the tech part.