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Everything We Know Is Wrong by Magnus Lindkvist

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How a faster world forces us to use our imagination

When you can’t imagine how things are going to change, that doesn’t mean nothing will change. It means that things will change in ways that are unimaginable

– Bruce Sterling

image  Screeching to a halt

The economic slowdown and banking collapse in 2008 were, despite media headlines, not unique. Financial crises have occurred with some regularity throughout history. What was surprising, though, was the speed with which this slowdown occurred. “Screeching to a halt” was one particularly popular formulation used by commentators and editorial columnists. “Slamming on the brakes” was another. This is how ...

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