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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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The conflict between the politics and technology is disorienting, but we need a way to understand the changes it creates

The conflict between the politics and technology is disorienting, but we need a way to understand the changes it creates | real utopias | Scoop.it
The relationship between technology and conflict has been brought up frequently for many years, with recent innovations leading some to suggest that we could be on the cusp of seeing a new kind of ...
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Can We Control Our Technological Destiny—Or Are We Just Along For the Ride? - Singularity HUB

Can We Control Our Technological Destiny—Or Are We Just Along For the Ride? - Singularity HUB | real utopias | Scoop.it
We assume humans choose which innovations to bring into existence. But a new techno-philosophy questions just how much we control our technological destiny.
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Class, capitalism and the tech industry - Socialist Worker Online

Class, capitalism and the tech industry - Socialist Worker Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
The tech industry has constructed a series of myths that obscure the realities of class power, exploitation and oppression.
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Participatory Democracy's Emerging Tools - Government Technology

Participatory Democracy's Emerging Tools - Government Technology | real utopias | Scoop.it
What started as groupware in the business world is providing better ways for governments to collaborate with citizens.
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David Graeber's The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy

David Graeber's The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Anarchist anthropologist David Graeber follows up his magesterial Debt: The First 5000 Years with a slim, sprightly, acerbic attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy, asking why the post-Soviet world has more paperwork, phone-trees and...
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Kevin Kelly's WHAT TECHNOLOGY WANTS: how technology changes us and vice-versa

Kevin Kelly's WHAT TECHNOLOGY WANTS: how technology changes us and vice-versa | real utopias | Scoop.it
Kevin Kelly's What Technology Wants is an inspiring, provocative and sweeping account of how our world works and where it's going.
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Technology and democratic participation: friend or foe? | Involve

Technology and democratic participation: friend or foe? | Involve | real utopias | Scoop.it
Involve are experts in public participation. We design and deliver high-quality public and stakeholder engagement processes, carry out research and provide training.
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How The '60s Counterculture Is Still Driving The Tech Revolution - Forbes

How The '60s Counterculture Is Still Driving The Tech Revolution - Forbes | real utopias | Scoop.it


We should not ignore that a big part of what Facebook, the iconic company of the sharing and social revolution, does is make money, agreed Fried.

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As the digital revolution kills jobs, social unrest will rise - Macworld Australia

As the digital revolution kills jobs, social unrest will rise - Macworld Australia | real utopias | Scoop.it
Macworld Australia is the premier Australian source for news, reviews, help, how-tos, and expert opinion for the Australian Apple market, including the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation