Posts tagged 'technology'

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Mandatory Updates — Real Life

“Having the technology that most effectively enhances the speed and efficiency with which we can access, process, and respond to information is a prerequisite for being a productive worker in the 21st century. To refuse is to fail.”

“Having the technology that most effectively enhances the speed and efficiency with which we can access, process, and respond to information is a prerequisite for being a productive worker in the 21st century. To refuse is to fail.”

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The Future: History that Hasn’t Happened Yet - Bruce Sterling Keynote at SXSW 2017

“When we say that our machines can render us irrelevant we are buying into a suicidal ideology that has the dark allure of a martyr operation. … This particular breed of lethal passive despair is one of our period’s major moral vices. … We don’t lack gusto because our life is inherently not worth living, we actually lack conviction and self-esteem because we are lying to ourselves.”

“When we say that our machines can render us irrelevant we are buying into a suicidal ideology that has the dark allure of a martyr operation. … This particular breed of lethal passive despair is one of our period’s major moral vices. … We don’t lack gusto because our life is inherently not worth living, we actually lack conviction and self-esteem because we are lying to ourselves.”