Geek Heresy by Kentaro Toyama (1/40)

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The book makes a convincing case against any idea that computing technologies can save the world, whether it is to improve persistent challenges in education, healthcare, or governance. 

It is a caution for overly optimistic computer science students, but it isn’t pessimistic — there are chapters about the best use of technology for social change. The main message is a very sensible one — that we technologists have to acknowledge the primacy of cultural and political factors in social change. 

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