Thinking About Technocracy

Where to from here?

Another take on technocracy

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At the wonderful Edge Question Center, which is addictive reading, W. Daniel Hillis gives an excellent hope cum prediction that the collective mind develops a forebrain.   This is a sort of definition of technocracy I could be very happy starting from…how will it work?  Where will the moral sense of the collective mind come from?  How will it be expressed?  Elections?  Seems unlikely.  The grid has yet to use conventional venues to do its bidding.  Something new must be emerging, but what?

Find Hillis’s entry here.


Written by ryanlanham

January 2, 2009 at 1:11 am

Posted in Moral Sense

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  1. […] is always worth the time.  Today he tackles technical dystopia in the Edge articles that everyone (including me) has munched […]

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