- Last 7 days
In April 2000, Clinton hosted a celebration called the White House Conference on the New Economy. Earnest purpose mingled with self-congratulation; virtue and success high-fived—the distinctive atmosphere of Smart America. At one point Clinton informed the participants that Congress was about to pass a bill to establish permanent trade relations with China, which would make both countries more prosperous and China more free. “I believe the computer and the internet give us a chance to move more people out of poverty more quickly than at any time in all of human history,” he exulted.
This is a solid example of the sort of rose colored glasses too many had for technology in the early 2000s.
Was this instance just before the tech bubble collapsed too?
What was the state of surveillance capitalism at this point?
- May 2021
- Feb 2021
WABC. ‘Coronavirus: Glasses Wearers Less Likely to Get COVID, Study Says’. ABC7 New York, 24 February 2021. https://abc7ny.com/10365580/.
- reduced transmission
- route of infection
- infection rates
- droplet infection
- reduced infection
- Jul 2020
Trisha Greenhalgh 😷 #BlackLivesMatter on Twitter: “Mask steaming up your glasses? Fix here. https://t.co/Yn3wf7remH” / Twitter. (n.d.). Twitter. Retrieved July 7, 2020, from https://twitter.com/trishgreenhalgh/status/1279413188367454209