Mitch Kapor on techno-utopias

People tend to be idealistic about technology and they harbour utopian fantasies that with the right technology everything is going to be all better. (But) people bring all of their stuff with them, all of their issues. The good, the bad, the ugly, the indifferent and the wonderful. They will take new forms and guises in Second Life … it will create new freedoms and huge new problems, we can’t even say what they are yet.

From Reuters/Second Life » Linden Lab chairman: Death to the techno-utopias


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