HOW MANY EXTRA T-SHIRTS DO YOU HAVE? BY JULIE PELLER PH.D

Over a decade ago, I sat in on a very informative presentation about the over-consumption problem in our society.  The excessive acquisition of goods depletes resources, converts natural land to engineered land, creates more waste, utilizes more energy, requires more transportation and the list of unsustainable practices/outcomes goes on.  As an example, the amount of […]

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Heidegger in Silicon Valley: technology and the hacker way — Learning Philosophy

‘Software is eating the world!’ US tech investor Marc Andreessen claimed in 2011, on the eve of launching his venture capital firm, Andreessen-Horowitz. This extraordinary claim has become the mantra of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, codifying a new philosophy of tech entrepreneurialism and kickstarting a bold new era of creative destruction. Decoded it means: software engineers […] […]

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