Allison Burtch

No, Thank You: Agency, Imagination, and Possibilities for Rejecting World‐Changing Tech

in Art, Design, and the Future of Privacy

We’re try­ing to say it’s on you, it’s your respon­si­bil­i­ty, fig­ure this out, down­load this, under­stand end‐to‐end encryp­tion, when it’s a shared prob­lem and it’s a com­mu­nal prob­lem.

Liberation Technology

in Deep Lab Lecture Series

My goal […] was to live in that ten­sion, to empow­er mak­ers, musi­cians, coders, and artists to con­tin­ue to make wide‐eyed and yet still open‐hearted— One of my favorite authors, Ursula K. LeGuin calls this the Grand Inquisitor’s Choice,” where you choose free­dom with­out hap­pi­ness, or hap­pi­ness with­out free­dom.