After watching the recent Brave New World series, rereading this tech journalist's account of trying to live without any Amazon-run service for a week is only more disturbing. Especially the dependence already engineered into her 1 year old. Huxley was right about the convergence of state and corporate power, but it turns out our "soma" is not chemical but digital:

@strypey they've gone through several models of world domination. there's apparently factional arguments between just killing everyone overtly, killing everyone softly, turning them in to serfs, ...

Huxley and Orwell were secret society members.

@strypey “We speak in links [...] and tech giants have made themselves indispensable for link translation.”

This is deep.

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