It’s what you do with it that counts

Posted by on May 8, 2009 in Uncategorized | One Comment

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Just had a bizarre exchange with someone about my underestimating the power of technology to shape our world. Don't get me wrong, I'm far from anti-technology but…..

This little story I like because it reminds me that it's not the technology itself – the thing we make – but what we choose to do with the technology that counts: not the printing press but the book; not the canvas or the paint but the painting.

Human, all-too human, maybe…

1 Comment

  1. Helge Tennø
    May 8, 2009

    As Clay Shirky stated in his presentation at the RSA:
    “Things are becoming technologically boring enough to become socially interesting”. :o)
    Best Regards
    Helge