Re: Disruptions and Technology-NY Times

Date: Sat Dec 22 2001 - 13:08:53 MST

<<Ha! Looks another another wonderous pseudo scientific justification
for yet another ripoff of the rights and properties held in common by
all American citizens.

Reporters are morons...>>

I am not sure I disagree with you, on the "reporters" contention. The article
was interesting because it is a challenge to the notion that technology is an
unalloyed good, rather then something that is neutral and requires foresight
in the way its applied. I don't see anything bad about that.

I see technology as an absolute necessity (otherwise why I am so obsessed by
it?) however, technology that is foolishly applied can get things screwed
royale. If smart engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, managers,
economists, designers; are give encouragement to ask tough questions and get
the job done Well, and not merely, on Thursday, then luddites will be

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