We need a saner version of techno-optimism

We need a saner version of techno-optimism
Andreessen Horowitz partner Marc Andreessen. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
Silicon Valley figure Marc Andreessen has been the butt of scorn and ridicule across the web over the last couple of weeks after publishing his embarrassing techno-optimist manifesto.In it, he bemoans the barriers facing the “technological supermen” who are trying to improve humanity and save the planet. He takes aim at the enemies – “sustainability”, “ESG”, “Sustainable Development Goals”, “social responsibility”, “stakeholder capitalism”, “Precaution...

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