Cybernetic totalitarianism/Lanier: transfers metaphors from various strands of computer science to humans and the rest of reality.
There is an increasing tendency towards multiple-choice identities by reducing people to the answers to the questions that have been presented to them.
When a church or state does such things, we consider them authoritarian, but when technologists are the culprits, it is considered hip, fresh and innovative._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
You are not a Gadget. A Manifesto, New York 2010
Gadget: Warum die Zukunft uns noch braucht Frankfurt/M. 2012