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Re: <nettime> RE: cybernetics and the Internet
richard on Sat, 17 Jun 2006 02:56:27 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> RE: cybernetics and the Internet


> I believe that he thought he could "warn" people about where our  
> technology was taking us in the
> 1948-52 time period.

> At some point, after giving scores of
> speeches and writing his warnings in the Saturday Evening Post and   
> wherever he could, he stopped.  Stopped cold.

Norbert Wiener's 'God & Golem, Inc' was published in *1964* - and he  
was still arguing for socialist-pacifism in this wonderful book which  
was written in the last few years of his life...

Later,

Richard


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