For ten years or so Mike Monteiro has been putting down my thoughts on design, and technology, and ethics. Essays after essay. Some of those essays get turned into talks, some of them get blown out into books, but the essay has always been the native form for all these. Mike, at heart, an essay writer. He loves the form. It's long enough to be nuanced, and short enough to get it out immediately. All the essays here have already appeared somewhere. Some might be familiar. The book is broken up into three sections: the more recent stuff on ethics, responsibility, and race; a section where Mile throws rocks at Silicon Valley; and a more practical section about design basics, which is where this whole mess got started.