How half-educated tech elite delivered us into chaos

A compelling argument that part of the problem with tech and social media infrastructure is that those who create and control it do not have any background in liberal arts. 

It never seems to have occurred to them that their advertising engines could also be used to deliver precisely targeted ideological and political messages to voters. Hence the obvious question: how could such smart people be so stupid? The cynical answer is they knew about the potential dark side all along and didn’t care, because to acknowledge it might have undermined the aforementioned licenses to print money…

So what else could explain the astonishing naivety of the tech crowd? My hunch is it has something to do with their educational backgrounds.

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