Siobhan Lyons


Siobhan Lyons is a writer and scholar in media, cultural studies, and philosophy, based in Sydney, Australia. Her books include Death and the Machine: Intersections of Mortality and Robotics, and Ruin Porn and the Obsession with Decay. Her work has appeared in New PhilosopherPhilosophy NowThe Conversation, and The Washington Post.

The Compatibility Trap

As the titans of big tech see it, the reticence to upgrade is nothing less than resistance to progress. But a willingness to upgrade does not benefit customers in the long run.