Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All
Monday, February 23, 2009
Sounds Like Medicine!
American skin care ads with their pastel digitized molecules swimming in the background and kinda-sciency neologisms and flawless teenage models urging us to believe in the "age-defying," "allure-inducing" automagical powers of their crap products provide an illuminating lens through which you can read quite a lot of futurological discourse more generally, it seems to me. I give you, the hilarious, righteous Sarah Haskins: