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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan.

20 January 2018

Imagining a World Without Jobs

Try imagining a world where you weren’t expected to find joy, emotional fulfilment, and purpose at jobs consisting of busting your ass to make rich people even richer for at least eight hours a day and at least five days a week.

19 January 2018

Leaving the Cult; or, Getting Free of Toxic Tech Culture

Valerie Aurora’s post on leaving a toxic tech culture is absolutely brilliant, and everybody who works in tech should read it.

That’s right, everybody. Not just people working in Silicon Valley or for a startup. Everybody. I’ve worked for twenty years as a developer without ever setting foot in the Valley, but the attitudes Ms. Aurora decries are not local to SV.

They’re everywhere.