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I wrote up my thoughts on "Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up Culture": anaulin.org/blog/book-notes-le

@anaulin
Thanks for this review! I find that most "solutions" for the problems that plague tech start from a shallow/non-existent analysis of 21st century capitalism and are mired in liberalism that holds that the only suggestions we can entertain are the ones that ensure that nothing changes for the ruling classes. As a radical feminist techie, I think the best thing we can do is disrupt the status quo and spark imaginations...something like a techno-Situationism maybe 🤔

@kavbojka
Yes! Maybe we should put together our own anthology, with more imaginative alternatives.

@anaulin
Sign me up! I'd quickly try to enlist Claudina Serahe, Molly Sauter, and Alexandra Juhasz. Ooh also @CoralineAda !!

@CoralineAda
Hmm, Smash In? Bash In? Flip Over? What would be a good title for an anticapitalist tech feminist compilation? Has there be one already? Paging @audrey
@anaulin

@kavbojka @CoralineAda

I really like "Peace Out", but maybe I'm also old. 🤔

@kavbojka @CoralineAda

So, to put together such a compilation, how do we go about it? Has anyone written about any such possible futures / solutions?

I love what Camille said earlier -- we need to spark imaginations.

@anaulin
I like Peace Out. The image of a bunch of people at a table looking at a freshly emptied chair.... but my concern is: Where is the confrontation? A reason I don't leave is because I want to stay in the fight...although to think of it consumers should have just as much right to protest 🤔 Maybe it should be called "Look Out!" and then the cover image of a molotov cocktail flying into a conference room.
@CoralineAda

@anaulin @CoralineAda
Haha or "Incoming!!!
As you can probably tell I am an old school agitprop punk rocker. I live for the provocation.

@kavbojka
@CoralineAda
I like the "Look Out" -- it's a warning and maybe even a threat, but also it is about looking outwards and towards the future.

@kavbojka @anaulin We should plan a google hangout or skype call. Mastodon ain't a great tool for organizing. ;)

@CoralineAda @anaulin @kavbojka There are free software tools you can use to organize. Discourse is a great forum software, and Nextcloud let's you share documents, contacts, calendar, and includes video conf.
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