On sad poetry

“I basked in you;
I loved you, helplessly, with a boundless tongue-tied love.
And death doesn’t prevent me from loving you.
Besides,
in my opinion you aren’t dead.
(I know dead people, and you are not dead.)”

― Franz Wright, Walking to Martha’s Vineyard

On daily questions

If you work in tech or media in this here 2019, some daily questions:
– who is this for?
– who does this help?
– who will this harm?
– who will use this for harm?
– how will this be used for harm?
– how do the answers (or lack thereof) to the above change our approach?