The internet as an engine of liberation is an innocent fraud – Nicholas Carr | Aeon Essays

“We yearn to reprogram existence, and with the computer we have the best means yet. We would like to see this project as heroic, as a rebellion against the tyranny of an alien power. But it’s not that at all. It’s a project born of anxiety. Behind it lies a dread that the messy, atomic… Continue reading The internet as an engine of liberation is an innocent fraud – Nicholas Carr | Aeon Essays

Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

“There are widespread rumors in Silicon Valley, where life-extension science is a popular obsession, that various wealthy individuals from the tech world have already begun practicing parabiosis, spending tens of thousands of dollars for the procedures and young-person-blood, and repeating the exercise several times a year.” – Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young… Continue reading Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

“There are widespread rumors in Silicon Valley, where life-extension science is a popular obsession, that various wealthy individuals from the tech world have already begun practicing parabiosis, spending tens of thousands of dollars for the procedures and young-person-blood, and repeating the exercise several times a year.” – Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young… Continue reading Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

Al Gore says Silicon Valley is a “stalker economy”

“Al Gore: Okay, so governments — that’s one threat. But, business are collecting way more information than they should. We now have a stalker economy where customers become products. And I’m not the first one to say that.” – Al Gore says Silicon Valley is a “stalker economy”