|John Hopkins on Tue, 14 May 2013 14:31:17 +0200 (CEST)|
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|Re: <nettime> Jaron lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class|
But isn't it all just a bit Luddite? What kind of work were all those Kodak employees doing? Putting transparencies in plastic boxes to post to the owners. It's just a rearrangement of social labour, like when Manchester
Actually a substantial chunk of their work was related to the military-industrial complex -- as photography (especially unusual techniques and processes) was crucial to early (airborne) surveillance, global mapping, and weapons research.
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