Remember that one time Zuck said he’d rather host videos, and all those media startups fired their writers? Since then, “pivot” has become a byword for venture-backed BS. Yet, as the free money vanishes, and our economic-ecological-epidemiolog- ical-political crises do not, resisting the pivot to fascism will mean keeping faith with the possibility of change. We have always valued the tech industry’s respect for hard problems, and the openness to failure that comes with it. Now, failing better may require redefining what our most pressing problems are. It will require rethinking what tech is and who holds tech expertise.
This issue will mark a turning point for Logic itself, toward new editors, new voices—and hopefully, someday, new parties.
Read more, including the Table of Contents, at https://logicmag.io/pivot.
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