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'''Techno-optimism''' is a loosely defined term that the progress of technological development can and likely will be used for the betterment of mankind.
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'''Techno-optimism''' is a loosely defined term that the progress of technological development can and likely will be used for the betterment of mankind. The position is has more considered and futurist connotations compared to [[technophilia]].
  
 
[[Ray Kurzweil]]'s optimistic futurist predictions are strongly associated with the idea of techno-optimism.
 
[[Ray Kurzweil]]'s optimistic futurist predictions are strongly associated with the idea of techno-optimism.

Revision as of 17:20, 26 August 2016

Techno-optimism is a loosely defined term that the progress of technological development can and likely will be used for the betterment of mankind. The position is has more considered and futurist connotations compared to technophilia.

Ray Kurzweil's optimistic futurist predictions are strongly associated with the idea of techno-optimism.

As synonym for techno-utopianism

Critics of the term often directly equate it with technophilia or techno-utopianism, typically as a proxy for critique of Silicon Valley's soft libertarian politics.[1]

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