The Null Device

10 technologies that deserve to die

Bruce Sterling on 10 technologies that deserve to die; which includes the usual Viridian hot buttons (coal, internal combustion and incandescent lighting), as well as nuclear weapons, prisons (apparently people can be controlled easily enough with drivers' licences and ubiquitous computing), lie detectors, DVDs (frail and illegal to back up), and cosmetic implants. (via Limey)

Unfortunately, the page forces you to "register" before you can see this; though it's reasonably lenient in what constitutes a valid email address.

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Posted by: limey Tue Oct 7 19:49:37 2003

Very strange. Neither Ed or I had to register to view the article. Perhaps the article's only available to no-registered visitors during a short period of time after its release