Reducing Information Pollution

What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

Source: Quartz
Author: Michael Harris
Date: 08/21/2016
Excerpt: Technology has a lot to answer for: killing old businesses, destroying the middle class, Buzzfeed. Technology in the form of the internet is especially villainous, having been accused of everything from making us dumber (paywall) to aiding dictatorships. But Michael Harris, riffing on the observations of Melvin Kranzberg, argues that “technology is neither good nor evil. The most we can say about it is this: It has come.”
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