The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, North Dakota - 20 Jan 1987, Tue β€’ Page 9
Virtues of today - like reading books and cycling - were considered vices in the past.
Welcome to REDUNDANT, a project by Pessimists Archive exploring the history of fears about technological unemployment. We will be publishing 10 posts…
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πŸ“ Breaking the Rules Concern about Chat-GPT kicked off the year with NYC School District blocking it on school computers. This brought to mind protests…
The Inspiration for Dune's Butlerian Jidhad
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Typewritten love letters were called the most β€œcold-blooded, mechanical, unromantic production imaginable"
πŸ“° After a hiatus the Pessimists Archiveβ„’ newsletter is back In the past few months we’ve published a number of articles in publications that frame…
2022 So Far...
How the British public overturned a live television ban on Queen Elizabeth's 1953 Coronation.
120 years of the NYtimes decrying too much media consumption
πŸ–₯ That Won’t Work (1983) This week MIT shared an amazing clip from 1983 of two experts in computer science debating the future of the home PC. The…
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πŸ•° Too Much Time (1886) Everything we have was once a luxury, at some point things become cheap commodities that no longer evoked reverence or respect…