A new issue of Human Technology is out. Jason M. Tenenbaum (Edinburgh): 503 Error, Service Unavailable: Access to the Internet as a Protected Right. Duncan B. Hollis (Temple): Re-Thinking the Boundaries of Law in Cyberspace: A Duty to Hack? From Dissent, a special section on Our Technology and Theirs. If NETmundial has made it plain that most of the world thinks the internet is too important to be left to governments, it made little headway in how to run it. Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence. Laura Bennett on riding an Uber with Sam Biddle, the tech world’s least beloved watchdog. For some, “bro” culture offers one explanation for why there are so few women in tech. Noam Scheiber on the brutal ageism of tech: Years of experience, plenty of talent, completely obsolete. Ignore age: Kelsey McKinney on defining generations by the tech they use. Kevin Roose on the secret shame of an unacquired techie; and on the problem with profitless start-ups. Noam Scheiber on how Silicon Valley insiders have created a tech bubble — don't blame your cab driver this time. If a bubble bursts in Palo Alto, does it make a sound? Annie Lowrey on how Silicon Valley’s isolation from the rest of the economy guarantees it can’t hurt us (or help us) much. Andrew Leonard on the Internet’s inequality bomb: The crash is coming — but the 1 percent won’t feel a thing. Is the Internet making us more unequal? Michelle Dean interviews Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age (and more and more and more). Jason Q. Ng and Benjamin Nathans and Anita Casavantes Bradford review Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground by Emily Parker.

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