The Fallacy of Techno-Optimism – "But techno-optimists take the exercise a step further, by using data about one thing to forecast the future of an entirely different thing. This moves us from the flawed to the absurd." (quillette.com) Leveraged loan risk not enough to warrant new rules for now: Basel.
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The Fallacy of Techno-Optimism – Quillette When the telegraph revolutionized communication in the 1850s, Henry David Thoreau was scornful. "We are in a great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas," he wrote, "but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate."
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The opposite of techno-optimism is not techno-pessimism but rather techno-catatrophism. The later uses the same faulty logic but in reverse; claiming catastrophe without data or with little data.
The Supposed Dangers of Techno-Optimism August 20, 2015 Science & technology john messerly (This article was reprinted in the online magazine of the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies, August 21, 2015)
Techno-optimism – the belief that technology can continually be improved and can improve the lives of people, making the world a better place. If you are a techno-optimist, you think technology has consistently improved our lives for the better and is likely to do so in the future.
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This video was made for a Nature and American Values class at Virginia Tech to promote the belief of techno-optimism. This video is a class assignment to help inform us on key issues facing America.