Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The emperor of “disruption theory” is wearing no clothes

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  "It's possible to explore the question of how the current pace of technological innovation is affecting jobs and inequality without being anti-technology."

 

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The emperor of "disruption theory" is wearing no clothes

salon.com - Topics: disruption, Clayton Christensen, Silicon Valley, Marc Andreessen, disruption theory, Jill Lepore, New Yorker, Technology News, Business News

On Monday morning, not long after people I follow on Twitter started sharing praise of Jill Lepore's new New Yorker story, "The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong," Marc Andreessen posted the following tweet: "Why hasn't anyone invented a robot that will write anti-technology essays for East Coast literary magazines? C'mon, let's get on it!"

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