Beware of How Technology Amplifies Every Deadly Sin

If you’re trying to understand the potential of information technology, one of the most powerful amplifiers for human endeavors in history, remember of words of Marvin Minsky, the cognitive scientist and cofounder of the MIT artificial intelligence laboratory: “You don’t really understand something if you only understand it one way.”

Many books have been written about the Internet and other emerging technologies as a force for good. In a gripping new book, Mike Dover is depressingly thorough at showing us that the Internet’s capacity for good…

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Chunka Mui

Chunka Mui

Futurist and Innovation Advisor. I try to carry out Alan Kay’s exhortation that “the best way to predict the future is to invent it.”