In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission--"To organize the world's information and make it universally accessible"--and its... read more
“Despite its embrace of benevolence, in other words, Google may sin, just as any of us may sin. However, its sins are our sins, too. One of the main reasons we have faith in Google is because we think that we can do anything we want if we have the right tools. This is the sin of pride. We have a blind faith in technology: techno-fundamentalism.”
“America is run by Aptocrats. These are people who excel at regimented procedures, such as standardized tests and other numerically quantifiable forms of achievement.”Walter Kirn
“Cultural anarchism melded with technology developed for and by the US military unleashed in the service of both”
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