You can’t argue with facts. You’re not entitled to your own facts.
Truly, more than removing the partition between vectors and values, we would have needed to talk about strengthening crisscrossed lacings: an intertwined kind of understanding that would de-ideologize ‘ideologies,’ desanctify sanctities, but also mentalize the...
Here we introduce the nation’s first great communications monopolist, whose reign provides history’s first lesson in the power and peril of concentrated control over the flow of information. Western Union’s man was one Rutherford B....
Amazin’.’ he said again. ‘He just looks as though he’s thinking, right?”Er…yes.”But he’s not actually thinking?”Er…no.”So…he just gives the impression of thinking but really it’s just a show?”Er…yes.’Just like everyone else, then really,’ said Ridcully
[N]ew technology enables new kinds of group-forming.
The sea in all its vastness is its own, real world. Man is nature’s sci-fi.
I might love my e-reader, but I’d never pass up the chance to browse real books.
You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension.
Logic, like science, must be the servant and not the master of man.
Arguably the greatest technological triumph of the century has been the public-health system, which is sophisticated preventive and investigative medicine organized around mostly low- and medium-tech equipment; … fully half of us are alive today...
Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.
People degrade themselves in order to make machines seem smart all the time.