I read Bruno Latour’s “Science in Action” several decades ago (as a graduate student in information science). Here’s a quick update from the professor, albeit in an interview that is very difficult to follow, mainly because of the way interviewer / interviewee (fail to) communicate with one another — ironically, this is a tragic case of inappropriate technology in action. 😉
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Here’s something I learned recently: Nobody, and I mean nobody, knows what the fuck they’re doing. It’s lesson that has encouraged me to live a more honest and authentic life with loved ones and strangers alike.
I throw my hands in the air when I fuck up. I tell my boss when I feel like I feel like I’m about to fuck up. If somebody asks me a question I don’t know the answer to, I point them in the direction of somebody who can instead of fumbling around for some sort of reasonable response to make myself look all knowledgeable and superior and stuff.
I message my friends in the vicinity of their birthdays for the exact date they’ll be tallying another digit onto their age because I will forget. And, if I don’t know what the fuck you’re talking about, I am not going to pretend that…
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