It used to be optimistic.
Or the real conspiracies such as the machinations of CambridgeAnalytica. Leading to a global RightWingCoup
This beautiful DigitalGarden is also a picture of an apocalyptic wasteland. A world where TheEndOfConsensus makes any kind of society infeasible. What's the point of KnowledgeManagementTools when any kind of "knowledge" is moot?
NetoCracy's epistemic pollution is worse than I imagined when it all seemed a rather clever cynical story I was telling.
Of course, I still love and celebrate the tools, but the story in ThoughtStorms is increasingly ambivalent.
But also, perhaps, a morally invigorating call to arms. Because tools got us into this mess. Maybe we still need better tools to get us out?
Or is that just the madness of repeating the same thing over and over again? (IvanIllich is weeping.)
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