Monday, October 10, 2011

In Praise of Steve Jobs: Capitalism, Cybernetics, Typography | FlaglerLive - Your News Service for Flagler County News Palm Coast News Bunnell Flagler Beach Beverly Beach and Marineland

In Praise of Steve Jobs: Capitalism, Cybernetics, Typography | FlaglerLive - Your News Service for Flagler County News Palm Coast News Bunnell Flagler Beach Beverly Beach and Marineland: Mind you, Jobs did not create this new age wrought by computers. Norbert Wiener, whose best known book was God and Golem, published in 1964, invented the term cybernetics in the early 1940s. Cybernetics has all to do with machines and man and then machines making machines. The upshot was that computers would give every person extraordinary new labor power and thus transform the world.