The Quotable Morozov #2 – What is “Smart”?

SMART.

We hear the adjective applied to all manner of digital products and services.

Smart phones.

Smart homes.

Smart cars.

Smart appliances.

Evgeny Morozov has a useful acronym for thinking about the nature of so-called “smart” technology.

Surveillance
Marketed
As
Revolutionary
Technology

With the emphasis on Surveillance and Marketing…

It’s something to think about.

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