I'm Maya.

with helen

I am making a reading list.

I have been thinking about the shape of technology for several years. I am using this list to share my ongoing learning. Here are the thinkers, books, and sources from which I am questioning electronics fabriaction.

Up Next:

  • Designs for the Pluriverse by Arturo Escobar
  • Affecting Technologies, Machining Intelligences available via Open Access here
  • Challenging the Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry by Ted Smith, David Sonnenfeld, and David N. Pellow
  • Currently Reading:

  • Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need by Sasha Costanza-Chock
  • The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, & Dreams Deferred by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
  • Past Reads:

  • The Silicon Valley of Dreams: Environmental injustice, Immigrant Workers, and the High-Tech Global Economy by David Naguib Pellow and Lisa Sun-Hee Park
  • Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman
  • The Cobalt Pipeline in The Washington Post (2016) by Todd C. Frankel
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