Episode 6.07 People Do Reject Technologies, Part 1

Google Glass, snap judgments, and how we form ourselves to make those snap judgments well.

Tagged: ethics, technology

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Show Notes

Google Glass failed miserably. Why? Because people sometimes do reject technologies. But why? People’s snap judgments are far from infallible, of course, but in this case they seem to have been correct. How can we train our snap judgments to be correct more often? And how can we interrogate and sharpen our own judgments?

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Chris’ example of his own snap judgment was in reading “Google’s Selfish Ledger Is An Unsettling Vision Of Silicon Valley Social Engineering” at The Verge.

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