Is it 1984 yet?

This article is about the role of new technology advancing the cause of censorship and social control, sometimes without our realizing it. I am concerned about this, but I also think about how relatively starved for information we were even in the early 90s compared to now.

Another interesting idea is that the “planned economy” could now succeed where it failed so miserably in the past. In other words, maybe early Soviet economists had the theory but not the computing power to pull it off.



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