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  1. Apr 2022
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  3. May 2017
    1. shun historical perspective in favor of future-oriented technological determinism

      to me, this is key: we need to constantly "rehumanize" this conversation to avoid misrecognizing both problems and solutions as purely technological

    1. you can think of the hoax as meeting a demand technology creates

      As long as we are careful not to think that the technology created a demand as a necessary outcome of the technology alone. I may be overly sensitive to things that come across as technological determinisim, but...

      The technology is developed and deployed in a cultural, social and economic landscape and so if the demand for hoaxes arose out the technology, better to say it arose out of the deployment of that technology in that specific landscape.