Will technology make things worse?

Will technology make things worse?

Aug. 7, 2014 by

In an impressively long article UK Guardian reporter Evgeny Morozov argues that a new form of technology “algorithmic regulation” would destroy the welfare state and end any possibility of the progressive ideal. Algorithmic regulation, a term being tossed about by luminaries

Capitalism’s velvet fist: job retention

Capitalism’s velvet fist: job retention

Jun. 23, 2014 by

Popular iconography is “velvet handcuffs”. It’s that place you don’t like or even hate, but the benefits are so good you can’t  quit. Or, you’re so much in debt, you can’t “afford” to. Better term: velvet fist. Get outta line and