Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Tue 1st Sep 2009 01:11 UTC
Internet & Networking While browsing the ever-wider world web today, I came across a story about IBM's patent of a sort of "Facebook Remote Control." It was appalling. Do we seriously need more single-purpose devices that will enable us to sit around more wasting more time than we already do? Does anyone really need to seclude themselves from the world even more to publish their lives on yet another teen-infested network? Must we really always be connected to the net? Read on for my ramble concerning a dark side of technology.
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Anti technology
by Fergy on Tue 1st Sep 2009 10:39 UTC
Fergy
Member since:
2006-04-10

It seems to me that this entire rant is against technology. Technology is for me the biggest achievement humankind has ever accomplished. Technology makes the things people want possible.

Now you are claiming that people are using that technology the way they want and that that is bad. You would like to take the technology away if people don't use it the way you would like them to use it.

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RE: Anti technology
by dbolgheroni on Tue 1st Sep 2009 13:16 in reply to "Anti technology"
dbolgheroni Member since:
2007-01-18

In any moment the author says he is against technology.

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RE[2]: Anti technology
by Fergy on Tue 1st Sep 2009 13:35 in reply to "RE: Anti technology"
Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

In any moment the author says he is against technology.

Yes
To quote the author:
The world as a whole needs to take a look at itself and see what's become of the human race. People are becoming addicted to technology that "just makes it easier."

The author thinks you should be ashamed if you like to use technology for fun.
We need to have the individual responsibility to be able to determine when we're using our technology in an efficient, useful, positive way and when we're really just making excuses to waste time and get out of work we ought to be doing anyway.

Sounds to me like you should either use technology the way the author wants or you are not worthy of using it.

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