Yann Moulier Boutang

I subscribe to the email bulletins from the LIFT conference. They are an active group and send some interesting information along about our emerging web culture and where it may be going next, http://liftconference.com/. The latest edition has a blurb about Yann Moulier Boutang: One of the speaker at Lift France 10 is Yann Moulier-Boutang. … [Read more…]

the agent of choice …

… in a technological society “the human being is no longer in any sense the agent of choice… He is a device for recording effects and results obtained by various techniques.” In the technological society individuals have meaning and value only to the extent they service instruments. Jacques Ellul, 1964

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Vincent van Gogh – Letter to Theo 1889 … To be good – many people think that they’ll achieve it by doing no harm – and that’s a lie, and you said yourself in the past that it was a lie. That leads to stagnation, to mediocrity. Just slap something on it when you see … [Read more…]