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How the Irish Became White
Noel Ignatiev - Jan 01, 1995
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'...from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called 'path breaking, ' 'seminal, ' 'essential, ' a 'must read.' How the Irish Became White is such a study.' John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachussetts, AmherstThe Irish came to America in the eighteenth century, fleeing a homeland under...
Caroline McCarthy
Oct 24, 2020
@KaylaJNuss @philosipede @innonate @yashar YES. This. "How The Irish Became White" is a fantastic book that details how WASP elites leveraged white identity to split the working class by race to prevent populist revolts.     source
The Big Nine
How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity
Amy Webb - Mar 03, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head. We like to think that we are in control of the future of "artificial" intelligence. The reality, though, is that we -- the everyday people whose data powers AI -- aren't actually in control of...
Caroline McCarthy
Jan 05, 2020
If your 2020 resolutions involve more reading, the book I recommended to the most people in 2019 -- and continue to do so -- is @amywebb's THE BIG NINE. An essential primer on AI and the US-China tech rivalry. (It is a must for the entire #YangGang btw.)     source
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