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August 4, 2012

Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization By Parag Khanna and Ayesha Khanna


Only the rare reader would finish this piece of digito-futuristic nonsense unconvinced that technology is— to borrow a term of art from the philosopher Harry Frankfurt— bullshit.
No, not technology itself; just much of today’s discourse about technology, of which this little e-book is a succinct and mind-numbing example.... Khanna does not really care about the details of policy. He is a manufacturer of abstract, meaningless slogans. He is, indeed, the most talented bullshit artist of his generation. And this confers upon him a certain anthropological interest. -- Evgeny Morozov: The Naked And The TED | The New Republic

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 4, 2012 8:24 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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