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1/ We must not accept any technology as the default solution for our problems. When we do, we end up trying to optimize ourselves for our machines, instead of optimizing our machines for us.
2/ Whenever people or institutions fail, we assume they are simply lacking the appropriate algorithms or upgrades.
3/ By starting with the assumption that our problems are fixable by technology, we end up emphasizing very particular strategies. We improve the metrics that a given technology can improve, but often ignore or leave behind the sorts of problems that the technology can't address.
4/ We move out of balance, because our money and effort go toward the things we can solve and the people who pay for those solutions.
5/ We've got a greater part of our humanity working on making our social media feeds more persuasive than we have on making clean water more accessible. We build our world around what our technologies can do. - #TeamHuman, #56

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