From 1985:

Now if it had not been for the computer, if the computer had not been invented, what would the banks have had to do? They might have had to decentralize, or they might have had to regionalize in some way. In other words, it might have been necessary to introduce a social invention, as opposed to the technical invention.

@GeoffWozniak He's a great thinker, for sure. I loved reading Computer Power and Human Reason. I might read it again now, in fact.

@dl That's a whole subject I really need to explore more.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.