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Re: <nettime> double-ended pen digest [byfield, cisler]
Carl Guderian on Tue, 9 Oct 2001 23:24:47 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> double-ended pen digest [byfield, cisler]


I think National Lampoon, the late and probably unlamented US humor
magazine, really deserves the credit for the best restatement of the
"double-edged sword theory." The theme of the January 1978 issue of
National Lampoon was "Technology - Poisonous Junk, Stuff That Blows Up,
and Large, Dangerous Things That Go Fast." I consider technology to be
more of a flying guillotine: useful and dangerous, but also with a
cheesy side (or a side of cheese fries).

Carl

nettime's_armchair_historian wrote:

> Re: <nettime> Steven Levy: Tech's Double-Edged Sword
>      t byfield <tbyfield {AT} panix.com>
>      cisler <cisler {AT} pobox.com>
 <...>

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