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Tech chained to capital, capital chained to tech.


The biggest export of Silicon Valley has not been technical achievement - that's the result of many forms of networked, hidden labor across borders - the biggest export of Silicon Valley is ideology. And it's been incredibly effective in wielding ideology towards its ends.

Writer Xiaowei Wang examines the realities of information technology in service of Silicon Valley's capitalist ideology, and explores the possibilities of resistance, solidarity and connection that tech could provide all people under a new program.

Xiaowei is author of Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China's Countryside from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

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Xiaowei Wang

Xiaowei Wang is a technologist, a filmmaker, an artist, and a writer.


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