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Τετάρτη, 26 Μαρτίου 2014

A Noteworthy Comment on our Dependence on Technology



...with an Accent of Survivalism too.

James Burke is a science historian and creator of Connections, a TV series on technology milestones and how they affected our lives. The first episode of the series, The Trigger Effect, starts with a narrative of the 1965  New York City blackout, and comments on our dependence on technology, or better phrased, our belief it will always be there offering a savior’s hand.

… A few days later people went back to their daily routines as if it never happened.
The night that new York became a trap was forgotten.
... This is one of the more perfect examples the kind of technological trap we have set ourselves…

Watch the whole of the story, here:

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