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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Overview of technopolitics


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Robots Will Steal Your Job, but That’s OK


December 19, 2012

“The theme of TEDxVienna 2012 was “Instanity”. Derived from the words ‘instant’ and ‘insanity’, it symbolises the spirit of our technologically minted times: everything now. Technological development has become instant, but could that drive us insane?” - Pistono


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Posted by b.  on  12/21  at  12:17 PM

While I don't agree with the illusion of "exponential" technology, I think the other points are quite good. It does seem to be vision that we are lacking, but we can only fix things if we can find the right vision and agree on it, that in itself is somewhat Utopian..




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