What does technology want? It wants to give us choices, to give us lots of opportunities, proclaims Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired magazine. Once described as the “happy evangelist from Geekdom,” Kelly argues that technology enables us to …Read more
Which is better, the hearty laugh of a friend over a cup of chai, or the “LOL” in a text from the same friend? There is a difference!
“Laughing-out-loud” could just be a distracted throw-away line. …Read more
Over the past half-century, American doctors have begun to use the tools of medicine not merely to make sick people better but to make well people better than well. Bioethicists call these tools “enhancement technologies,” and usually characterize them as …Read more
The research is starting to come in! And even the most ardent supporters of the Internet are having to rethink their enthusiasm for the world of “always connected.”
Since the arrival of the Internet, there have been questions …Read more
The Amish are anything but anti-technology. “I have found them to be ingenious hackers and tinkers, the ultimate makers and do-it-yourselfers and surprisingly pro-technology,” writes Kevin Kelly.
If you know something about Kevin Kelly, he may be the …Read more
Sometimes people need to change their minds, especially when spurred by additional information, insight and wisdom. But change requires courage when it requires modifying a public stance.
In April 1996 Sherry Turkle was featured on the cover of Wired…Read more