Busy week, fewer links than usual. Plus, I'm trying to get away from things that are simply relaying news.
Silicon Valley Shenanigans
Salon Understanding “Longtermism”; Why This Suddenly Influential Philosophy Is So Toxic: Whatever we may “owe the future,” it isn’t a bizarre and dangerous ideology fueled by eugenics and capitalism
Protocol Move Over, Silicon Valley. Engineers Are Quitting for Climate Tech: In search of more excitement, purpose and impact, engineers and top talent from big tech companies like Apple and Google are quitting their jobs to join climate tech startups.
Forbes Agile Is Getting Us Nowhere Fast: Agile methodologies have become the default mode for innovation. But are they always the best choice for launching human-centered customer experiences?
The New Yorker When W. E. B. Du Bois Made a Laughingstock of a White Supremacist (paywall)
Collider From ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’ to ‘Animaniacs’: What Happened to Saturday Morning Cartoons? Saturday morning cartoons were the ritual of generations of children, until they weren’t.
SocialWarming The Approaching Tsunami of Addictive AI-Created Content Will Overwhelm Us
There was a lot of gnashing of teeth last week amongst the design community when Charlie Warzel used an AI illustration for his Atlantic newsletter. I've used AI illustrations to create Magic the Gathering proxy cards. Currently, AI illustration has a very specific look. But it won't stay that way for long.