Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

For context, David Graeber is an anarchist anthropologist who has written extensively about economics. His two best-known works on the subject:

- https://www.amazon.com/Debt-First-5-000-Years/dp/1612191290/

- https://www.amazon.com/Bullshit-Jobs-Theory-David-Graeber/dp...

His views are surely influenced by his a-priori politics, but I've found his ideas thought-provoking to say the least.




Graeber is also the person who wrote this sentence:

"Apple Computers is a famous example: it was founded by (mostly Republican) computer engineers who broke from IBM in Silicon Valley in the 1980s, forming little democratic circles of twenty to forty people with their laptops in each other's garages..."




Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: