Monday, 1 February 2010

white pebble syndrome

1 comment:

  1. We're approaching the day when kids won't know what any of the icons on the computer mean beyond what they do on the screen. I'm not sure whether this is largely positive or negative. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Maybe we're approaching sufficient. Why can't we just have one item that washes the dishes, cooks the meal, washes your clothes, keeps the food cold, and sterilizes your hands before eating? It's certainly frightening to lose bits of humanity's heritage, but how do you quantify whether it's "bad?"