Society, Technology and Disruption from the Freemasons to Facebook│Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson’s latest book, The Square and the Tower, brilliantly anticipated the crisis that has gripped Silicon Valley since the 2016 election. To understand our modern world, he argues, you need an understanding of both network science and history. The networked age is turning out a lot less well than the techno-optimists foresaw. But why? And is there any way of stopping the trends towards polarization, extreme views and fake news?
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