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Transcript of Enhancing ourselves
Daft Punk - Technologic Technology Utopia Dystopia What is
being human? Are we really
connected? "When will we be a wireless city?
What geniuses blocked the river with buildings and the sky with wires? Are all those kilometers of wire there to unite us or to divide us?
Everyone in his own place. Cellular telephony invaded the world promising to always keep us connected. Text messaging. A new ten-key system that reduces one of the most beautiful languages to a primitive, limited and guttural vocabulary.
The future is in fiber optics, say the visionaries. They've announced that we'll be able to heat our homes from our workplaces. Right! And no one will be waiting for us when we get home.
Welcome to the era of virtual relationships." Education? And what is "The Billows Feeding Machine will eliminate the lunch hour, increase your production, and decrease your overhead". We develop technology. We change technology... ...according to our needs. We collaborate. We enhance access to information. We enhance knowledge. We enhance ourselves. The machine is using us. We are slaves of our own creation. Our needs are bonded with... We are mechanical animals. We are virtual. ...technological development. The machine is us.