Technology doesn't make our lives easier.

It's nothing new if you've ever taken a step back, but this is a well written perspective on the issue.

We live in a mega-scale corporate capitalist economy, and in such a setting technology is never used to save time. It’s used to speed up production and consumption in order to expand the system. The basic rule is this: technology doesn't make our lives easier. It makes them faster and more crammed with stuff.

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