- @joaoeira @Noahpinion @bhorowitz The first few chapters of Technopoly remain a favourite. I do not get much out of Morozov, unfortunately.
- @Clever_MetaName @literalbanana Neil Postman's book "Technopoly" ties together religion, technocracy, and bureaucratic control in a related way. He discusses many "transcendent narratives", from the Talmud to Marx to the belief in efficiency (narrowly defined) espoused by many bureaucracies.
- @glenweyl @ESYudkowsky Have you read Neil Postman's "Technopoly"? It's perhaps the most striking argument against technocracy I've seen. https://t.co/DsGQXDQ50V
- @violinar From Postman himself -- - Technopoly: https://t.co/hZnFl9MYJm - the five things: https://t.co/V2tozJZ76V - the seven questions: https://t.co/3Uqa9Cuhm5 https://t.co/4NpJUzPWtj
- @DanielleFong Have you read Postman's "Technopoly" about the transition from tool-dependent cultures to tool-enslaved cultures? A must-read.
A social critic argues that the United States has become a "technopoly"--a system that sacrifices social institutions for self-perpetuating technological advancement--and suggests ways to use technical skills to enhance our democracy