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2414. Internet and climate issues
We were on a path toward climate catastrophe before the Internet existed. We did have the telegraph, which coordinated trains and ships, and then phone and radio integrating most urban and some rural people into an important network. TV solidified that broadcasts network into objectified physical objects, though we saw the negativeuse of the tech in Hitler and Mussolini. This network was added on op of the mail system of paper nan by and delivery.
Will the Internet be predominantly
good system of communication sharing best practices and helping distribute work and food? Opportunities for good?
An Instrument for algorithmic big data management of society for an elite? pportunities for exploiting society?
The further disintegration of society through the multiplication of voices and perspectives? Opportunities for egoism?