@tindall i just realized how fascinating it is, that such a common reaction to questions of deep moral impact is simply, "why are we still talking about this?"

230 years on, and we're still grappling with the moral and ethical consequences of the french revolution.

but not in tech. or? how often do we revisit IBM's role in the holocaust?

@emacsomancer @tindall programming is pop culture, it has no history, so there's nothing to forget

(wildly misquoting Alan Kay here)

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