Paul Mason: History tells us that state involvement is the best route to prosperity. Our politicians need to think big and accept the risk of failure
Technology is a means to an end… see the beautiful book of Brian Arthur, The Nature of Technology
Can politicians be trusted to direct technology… Did they show they could? To what end were developed the technologies in the last 100 years…
Why should that change?
Worth reading Collingridge on how to escape getting trapped in technological institutional lock-ins and Michael Thompson on the state on Social Science Research
A first introduction here