I must say that his "shooting back" attitude is going to be _crucial_ in the
coming months and years. This is part of the t-cell cultural response that the
West will need to avert (further) fascism. _Vide_ the good parts of Brin's
Anders Sandberg wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 10:46:12PM +1000, Alejandro Dubrovsky wrote:
> > There has been a lot of criticism of Mann's showmanship in this list. I'm sure
> > lots of people here will like his latest message:
> putting developing technology in a
> social context, that is a far rarer ability.
Heck, just being bloodyminded enough to actually _do_ what countless
techies visiting Fry's have contemplated is a far rarer ability. :)
> he actually does raise some
> new questions and suggest new ways of looking at the interactions
> between tech and society. He might still irritate people, but he adds
> something to our culture.
Yep. Glad I'm sharing the planet with him.
-- Job One: MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL. If you're not part of the solution,
what are you doing scumming up the bottom of our beaker? --MMB 02001.09.21
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