design

Woman-Made World: Inside the Inevitable Rise of the Feminist City

There are ways to transform the city that would advance the liberation of women and marginalized people.

Whoa, Canada: Toronto Can’t Be Tech’s City of the Future until It Reckons with Its Past

Toronto’s rebranding efforts obscure how many of its long-term residents of color continue to experience the city. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Gaslighting of American Women

For once, it does not feel good to be right. Read more »

Ramped Up: Navigating Through Ableist Architecture

Architectural restrictions contribute to the marginalization of people with disabilities. Read more »

About the Art: The Devotion Issue

We are devoted to women of color being devoted to themselves. Read more »

Raw Materials: Will teched-up clothing change fashion's gendered image?

We’re seeing exciting new technologies already designed with men and male agency in mind, codifying norms before they even hit the shelves. Read more »

More Than Our Machines: Aesthetics and Prosthetics in Sci-Fi Film

In the future, you can lose all your limbs and remain enfranchised. Read more »

About the Art: The Facts Issue

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, could it actually be a pooping robot? Before you think we’ve lost the thread completely, read about an actual, factual 18th-century French automaton, our pop-art cover, and the comics and illustration in this issue. Read more »

Human Subjects: Should We Rely on Technology for Transcendence?

For the diehard technophiliac, the true calling of implants and cybernetics is to create a human no longer wracked by the vicissitudes of their own flesh. Read more »

Body Conscious: Who Gets to Be a Cyborg?

Much of the futuristic sheen of biohacking is washed off when we think of it in terms of footbinding, corsetry, plastic surgery, or even IUDs. Read more »

There's a Hack for That: Breaking down the epistemology of a technocult

The hacker ethos tweaks, exploits, or even subverts the system, but it does nothing to change it.   Read more »

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