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Aug 31, 2014

Farnam Street Blog Misc.

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Technology is neither good nor bad, nor is it neutral. Melvin Kranzberg

Harris argues that there was a moment weirdly similar to this one: the year 1450. That.s the year when Johannes Gutenberg managed to invent a printing press.

a scholastic world that was initially scattered began to cohere into a consistent international conversation, one where academics and authorities could build on one another.s work rather than repeat it.

Aside from some interesting tidbits, the article was empty.