topological determinism


Yes, but/and I also think we have to beware of what I call “topological determinism.” #Decentralized & #distributed architectures don’t necessarily, invariably or even all that frequently drive #progressive political commitments. They have other effects, and those effects may well be desirable, but just as we can’t automate the achievement of justice, we can’t design a #network #topology that in and of itself manifests the revolution.

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