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On #fnf2022 I learned the word #TechnoSolutionism.

It means the reflex to try to solve any problem with technology, without questioning the assumption if every societal problem can be solved with technology.

There is, by the way, one very important side effect of this: Once we give a problem to a computer to solve, it’s suddenly not our problem any more. If it goes wrong, that’s a technicality now. A great way to deflect responsibility.

@maralorn technosolutionism is accountability laundering

maralorn@maralorn@chaos.socialSlightly tangential, but this is also a very interesting thought if you think of markets as a technology.