Role of Technology in Baudrillard's Philosophy

Technology makes it possible for things to be too perfect and too predictable. So technology is an integral part of a postmodern society built upon simulation and control. Computers allow us to reproduce information effortlessly and almost instantly, so the gap between the original and the duplicate, between the object and its simulation, is virtually nonexistent.

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Implications Today: The World Wide Web

Why Mobius? | Postmodernity | Simulation versus Reality | Three Stages of Simulation | Information and Meaning | Role of Technology | History, War, and Control | Links | Sources

Erica J. Seidel