notes march 24 2008

March 24, 2008 § Leave a comment

Corporations and technology are both simplification machines.

Tech has to pass far less rigorous tests for survival than those of biological evolution. For tech the criteria are much more narrow.

We can adapt a technology far more easily than we can limit it.


Political Memo

Obama’s Test: Can a Liberal Be a Unifier?

By ROBIN TONER 15 minutes ago

The Obama campaign challenges the idea that a majority coalition must be carefully centrist, if not center-right.

Yes, because most people ant an approach that is not a blend of right or left, but moves in a more pragmatic direction not represented by left, right or center (and realize that what we cal left is really center, and we have to right of center parties, but the majority or people are progressive/pragmatic.


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