Maintenance is important, but in conversations about technology in modern life, it is often neglected, overlooked, or visible only in innovation’s shadow. Part of our mission is to increase the visibility and public appreciation for maintenance. See below for some of our writing, interviews, talks, and coverage of our efforts and of the maintenance movement more generally.
Let's Get Excited about Maintenance, July 2017. New York Times
Scholarly Publications and Essays
“Making Maintainers: Engineering Education and an Ethics of Care,” a chapter in the forthcoming Does America Need More Innovators book, April 2019. MIT Press
The Small Business Myth, Nov. 2017. Aeon.co
It’s not only lightbulbs, Oct. 2016. Aeon.co
New tech only benefits the elite until the people demand more, Sept. 2016. Aeon.co
Hail the Maintainers, April 2016. Aeon.co