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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism by Evgeny Morozov

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CHAPTER ONE
Solutionism and Its Discontents
“In the future, people will spend less time trying to get technology to work . . . because it will just be seamless. It will just be there. The Web will be everything, and it will also be nothing. It will be like electricity. . . If we get this right, I believe we can fix all the world’s problems.”
—ERIC SCHMIDT
“‘Solutionism’ [interprets] issues as puzzles to which there is a solution, rather than problems to which there may be a response.”
—GILLES PAQUET
“The overriding question, ‘What might we build tomorrow?’ blinds us to questions of our ongoing responsibilities for what we built yesterday.”
—PAUL DOURISH AND SCOTT D. MAINWARING
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