This opinion is a good read, also for people thinking about education

Paul Krugman is not against technology, but I think he’s spot on when he describes the hypes of the twitterverse:

Another possibility is that new technologies are more fun than fundamental. Peter Thiel, one of the founders of PayPal, famously remarked that we wanted flying cars but got 140 characters instead. And he’s not alone in suggesting that information technology that excites the Twittering classes may not be a big deal for the economy as a whole.

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