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Progress is magical

September 1, 2009

Scott Locklin writes an excellent and enjoyable blog, but I found his latest article for Taki Magazine extremely disappointing. Titled "The Myth of Technological Progress," it bemoans his perception that technology has not advanced in the last 50 years at nearly the same rate as in the previous half-century. (I know that the article plays […]

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Fact-checking the singularity

May 10, 2009

This movie made the rounds last year, but now that it's resurfaced on Mashable I need to revisit the frustration it has caused me. First, here's the video in question: It's a tour of the "pace of progress," designed to alternatively intimidate the viewer by revealing his lack of identity and insignificance and astound the […]

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