Chad Mazzola lives in Cambridge, MA and designs products for the web.

Before technology, tyrants, barbarians, and warriors dehumanized their victims with fists and stones. It doesn’t require sophisticated tools to dehumanize your fellow human—a glance or a kick does it as well. It is not technology that is dehumanizing. It is the technologists, or rather the processes that technologists use, that create dehumanizing products.