The Solutionism Trap

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Technology can turn dry reporting into poetry and can revolutionize newsrooms, but it can drive us crazy — and make us less unproductive too. Your stories about the technology you could do with out underscore that technological gains often come at a price.

Evgeny Morozov says the trouble might not be in the technology itself, but how we think about it. He thinks we all need to reconsider what it is we ask of technology — and what excuses we make for it when its benefits come with complications.