๐Ÿ‘ Fish that swim upstream & shipwrecks

Liked Fish that swim upstream & shipwrecks by Benjamin Doxtdator (Long View on Education)
Paul Virilio argues that โ€œevery time a technology is invented, take shipping for instance, an accident is invented together with it, in this case, the shipwreck, which is exactly contemporaneous with the invention of the ship.โ€ But his larger point was that we have now (mid 20th Century) entered the age of the generalized accident โ€“ think a global stock market crash โ€“ where โ€œthe possibility arises that it might destroy everything.โ€2 Obviously, with Facebook we canโ€™t really call what happened with Cambridge Analytica an accident โ€“ an unintended consequence โ€“ since extracting and selling our data is Facebookโ€™s business model.

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