January 23, 2014
Benjamin Bratton: What’s Wrong with TED Talks
Our problems are not puzzles to be solved. This metaphor implies that all the necessary pieces are already on the table, they just need to be rearranged and reprogrammed. That’s not true. Innovation defined as puzzles and rearranging pieces and adding more processing power, is not some big idea that’s going to disrupt the broken status quo: that precisely is the broken status quo.
What’s Wrong with TED Talks? — Benjamin Bratton at TEDxSanDiego 2013