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Bruce Sterling - Shaping Things #3

04.09.2008
The Web is a layer of veneer over 20th century industrialism. It's still a thin crispy layer, like landlord paint. It's a varnish on barbarism. The heat is on. The varnish is cracking as the barbarism grows more obvious, harder to bear. The 20th century's industrial infrastructure has run out of time. It can't go on ; it's antiquated, dangerous and not sustainable. It's based on a finite amount of ice in our ice caps, of air in our atmosphere, of free room for highways and transmission lines, of room i