To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 96 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 15:58:58 | 2013 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B00H2Q4OY8 | 659 MB
In the very near future, smart technologies and big data will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to solve problems in highly original ways and create new incentives to get more people to do the right thing. But how will such ¿solutionism¿ affect our society, once deeply political, moral, and irresolvable dilemmas are recast as uncontroversial and easily manageable matters of technological efficiency? What if some such problems are simply vices in disguise? What if some friction in communication is productive and some hypocrisy in politics necessary?