Larry Downes: "Will modern Luddites smash tech’s future?" (Washington Post)
It’s become hip lately to bash the tech industry, and especially those of us who work in Silicon Valley. Current technologies, including social media and news sites, as well as emerging innovations in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile networks, data analytics, autonomous vehicles and the Internet of Things, are being blamed for everything from skewing election results to destroying culture, displacing workers and monopolizing, well, everything. Read more.