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The invention of the toilet was ‘much more important than Facebook,’ says economist Joseph Stiglitz

The toilet was a more important invention than Facebook, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said on Monday, but said advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) are a “real concern”. At the World Government Summit in Dubai, Stiglitz was asked …
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Difference Engine: The PC all over again? – The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

Difference Engine: The PC all over again?
The Economist (blog)
His main fear is that the fledgling technology could have its wings clipped by traditional manufacturers, who will doubtless view it as a threat to their livelihoods, and do all in their powers to nobble it. Because of a 3D printer's ability to make

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