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Work, not tech: a glimpse of sanity

Alexis Madrigal deflates a classic technofear argument. You know the one about how devices enslave us, that we're addicted to mind-controlling machines. Maybe there's another explanation? To elide that one of the reasons we spend so many hours in front...
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