TED talk critique by Benjamin Bratton

Bratton joins the likes of Nassim Nicholas Taleb in lambasting TED talks as "middlebrow megachurch infotainment" and "placebo techno-radicalism". Our machines get smarter and we get stupider: Problems are not "puzzles" to be solved. That metaphor assumes that all the necessary pieces are already on the table, they just need to be rearranged and reprogrammed. …

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