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The Artangel Longplayer Letters: Stewart Brand writes to Esther Dyson – Blog of the Long Now

Continuing the Artangel Longplayer Letters series. See lower link for Stuart’s full response (addressed to Esther Dyson) to NNT’s letter. Nassim vaunts “mother nature” as the wise source of safe small-scale tinkering. There are indeed Black Swans—civilization-scale systemic threats—that have come from genetic tinkering. Every one of them was concocted by mother nature—bubonic plague, the […]