“So much of the American economy is based on GDP that comes from waste, environmental pillage, urban sprawl, bad planning, people going farther and farther with no land use planning whatsoever, and leading more miserable lives. … “What country has the highest exports in the world today? It’s the country with the highest wage rates … | Read more.
“A future in which the Internet has evolved into the ‘Feednet’; a computer network to which the brains of American citizens are directly connected by means of an implanted computer chip called a ‘Feed’” Feed – novel (Wikipedia) via @caseamber | Read more.
From 1995. “Teilhard saw the Net coming more than half a century before it arrived. He believed this vast thinking membrane would ultimately coalesce into ‘the living unity of a single tissue’ containing our collective thoughts and experiences.” A Globe, Clothing Itself with a Brain (Wired) | Read more.