Wednesday, August 10, 2011

* Narrow Vision

Referring to Today's Software Which Will Control the Next Century:

The London Tube was designed with narrow tracks and matching tunnels that, on several lines, cannot accommodate air-conditioning because there is no room to ventilate the hot air from the trains. Thus, tens of thousands of modern-day residents in one of the world's richest cities must suffer a stifling commute because of an inflexible design decision made more than one hundred years ago. (kindle, 252)

Jaron Lanier
You Are Not a Gadget

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