Nicholas Agar


Nicholas Agar is adjunct professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the human consequences of technological change, most recently in How to Be Human in the Digital Economy (MIT Press, 2019).

The Problem of Perishable Progress

from Distinctions That Define and Divide, Volume 23, Number 2

Because so many of our material and technological advances have been inherited, we take them for granted and demand more.