Posts Tagged ‘social science’
2011 showed flashes of brilliance. As the Occupy movements grappled with their disdain for autocratic legislation, it felt as if the protesters were battling with a few too many heads of the capitalist Hydra. Perhaps they could turn their attention to the mechanical beasts that lurk within their midst, known euphemistically as algorithms.
‘Inchoate’ was a word often used to describe the Occupy Wall Street gatherings. It’s unclear whether those watching from their armchairs would make the best candidates to lend some greater coherency to the movement. (Photo credit: Hana Seligman)