The False Dream of a Neutral Facebook – The Atlantic – Medium

The False Dream of a Neutral Facebook – The Atlantic – Mediumhttps://medium.com/the-atlantic/the-false-dream-of-a-neutral-facebook-8307319e02b5Mark Zuckerberg wants the platform to be seen as having a huge effect on voting — but no impact on votes. One of the foundational documents of the academic field of science and technology studies is a talk given by Melvin Kranzberg, of the Georgia Institute of Technology. In it, he declared six incisive, playful “laws” of technology. The first one is: “Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.”