Jen Pahlka Technology Anxiety


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Jen Pahlka Technology Anxiety

  1. 1. Technology Anxiety: Then and Next or why “Web 3.0 makes me nervous”
  2. 2. Web 3.0: The Holy Grail? <ul><li>A system that can give a reasonable and complete response to a simple question like: </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’m looking for a warm place to vacation and I have a budget of $3,000. Oh, and I have an 11-year-old child.” </li></ul><ul><li>- John Markoff, New York Times, Nov 12, 2006 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li><shudder> </li></ul>
  4. 4. I am not complete without my social context
  5. 6. Rewind: The 40s
  6. 7. The 50s
  7. 8. War Technology
  8. 9. War technology + =
  9. 12. Remix and Mashup
  10. 13. The Ultimate Mashup
  11. 16. Social Media
  12. 17. conclusions
  13. 19. Technology wants to take care of you. It wants to buckle you up. To give you an airbag so you don’t have to do the minimal task fastening your seatbelt. It wants to take care of you so you have nothing left to do for yourself. That I think is a great danger to freedom. -Harvey Mansfield, Harvard University