Just finished Kevin Kelly’s latest book, What Technology Wants, and learned two new words/phrases.
Skeuonym – an expression left over from an older technology, no longer used. Examples include, “rewinding the tape,” “dialing the phone, “filming a movie,” or “cranking the engine.”
Anti-civilization Collapsitarian – folks like the Unabomber who view technology with suspicion and feWhat Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly
The book was thought-provoking and I’m sure I’ll be referring it to again and again. My full review here on Good Reads.