Pia Mancini is an activist and technical project leader from Argentina. She is co-founder of Democracy Earth and Open Collective. The latter is a project that facilitates open source code contributors to receive donations for their labour.
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The XX Brain
The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women to Prevent Dementia
Also, very much recommend Lisa Mosconi’s latest book for a deep dive on women’s brain health 🧠. The space of medicine for women is ready to 🚀🚀🚀 – source
This groundbreaking book challenges our assumptions about social evolution and human history. The authors delve into the origins of farming, property, cities, democracy, slavery, and civilization itself, revealing unexpected and hopeful possibilities. Through research in archaeology and anthropology, they argue that human history is less set in stone than we tend to assume, and offer new ways of imagining freedom and organizing society. With formidable intellectual range and a faith in the power of direct action, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in rethinking the course of human history.
@elipariser I’m currently reading this. I’m enjoying it. – source
Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam is a memoir by Canadian human rights activist Yasmine Mohammed. With one foot in the Western world and another in the fundamentalist Islamic household she grew up in, Yasmine provides a unique perspective on Islam and its role in terrorism. Her goal is to unveil the truth about hot-button issues such as FGM, the hijab, and ISIS, while guiding readers through media narratives, political correctness, and outright lies. Part Infidel, part The Handmaid's Tale, this memoir gives readers a rare glimpse into a world few Westerners know.
What a courageous book. @YasMohammedxx is a strong and brave woman. Read her. – source
This collection of essays by a New Yorker writer explores the era of the self, malleable truth, feminism, and politics. From the rise of the internet to the writer's own experiences with ecstasy and engagement with our culture's drive towards self-optimization, the essays are a fierce, clear, and humorous look at our current landscape. With a rare gift for elucidating nuance and complexity, this debut collection announces the author as an important voice for many years to come.
This book is great! Super sharp. @jiatolentino 🌈🔥 – source
Experience a world within a world where technology and art collide in Neuromancer, a cyberpunk sci-fi masterpiece that rivals the likes of 1984 and Brave New World. Follow Henry Dorsett Case, once the sharpest data-thief in the business, on a dangerous quest to take down a powerful artificial intelligence controlled by ominous business magnates. With award-winning writing and a gripping plot, Neuromancer challenges our assumptions about technology and ourselves, forever changing the landscape of our imaginations.
@Fede_Bada amazing book – source