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June 8th, 2007
Author: Lisa Devaney

The Guardian Features Imaginary Futures

In “How we have been fooled by utopian visions of the future”, Christine Evans-Pughe, writing for The Guadian’s Technology section, concludes of Richard Barbrook’s Imaginary Futures that:

Barbrook has an amusing take on our distorted − if not delusional − relationship with technology, but his underlying point is serious: future visions of technology are used to distract us and also control us, and if we forget these imaginary futures, we are likely to repeart them.  -The Guardian, Thursday, June 7, 2007

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The utopian dreams of Russian-style cybernetic communism could only be turned into everyday reality within the made-in-the-USA global village.