drwex (drwex) wrote,

A little on the lighter side


Bruce Sterling's 30th closing remarks at SXSW. It takes a bit to get rolling but once he hits his stride it's hilarious, talking about the four (five) horsemen of the next apocalypse (Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon) and the parallels between them and the US government and how that relates to the definition of a "failed state."

Also, Trump as America's Berlusconi makes a disturbing amount of sense.

But mostly you listen for lines like, "Is there ANYBODY with drones over their heads who is doing what the people with drones want them to do?"

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