finally finished “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” last night. It’s a bloody grim read, but it ends with an Orwell quote - from a 1946 book review. The book’s (The Managerial Revolution) main thesis was that the world would be totalitarian at the end of WWII, ending with a technocracy of sorts - managers above and slaves below. 1/?
“In each case he was obeying the same instinct: the instinct to bow down before the conqueror of the moment, to accept the existing trend as irreversible” 4/4
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