Evgeny Morozov is one of the most interesting thinker I've read lately, questioning our use of technology to solve societal problems. His latest book is a must read, albeit a long and complex academic essay. This short intervention focuses on a single element: the danger of data collection, but is an important one.
This is scary stuff. I'm increasingly worried of the libertarian ideology emanating from Silicon Valley. The most scary is hearing them quoting Ayn Rand as a model for society.
It becomes essential, more than ever, to question the role technology plays in changing society and its ideological implications.
Il y a encore 20 ans, une grève vous paralysait un pays.... Mais aujourd'hui j'ai pu collaborer avec un partenaire via skype, recevoir et payer mes factures, faire des courses en ligne, lire le journal, etc... le tout sans quitter la maison. Dans 20 ans, les voitures rouleront seules, les tr...
This is insanely cool, the virtual experience is perfectly in synched with the body movements and sensations. It seems everyone trying is super exctatic about the experience. More details here.