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Engineering Our Future

posted on 2021-01-12, 15:14 authored by Jon RogersJon Rogers, Irini Papadimitriou, Andrew PrescottAndrew Prescott
As we live through a present that is the result of an imagined future engineered by others, this book brings together the practitioners who are attempting to learn from the missteps of our past and put into practice new forms of ‘engineering’ that attempt new ways to practically built the futures we might want. Engineering is repositioned as way in which to explore peace, or helping us in rethinking our relationship with ‘open’ knowledge, that woman can code for social change or holding a mirror up to prosthetics futures. This book includes contributions from Mozilla, Ars Electronica and the Welcome Trust.


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