I don’t know about you, but when I look around, it seems to me, that we live in what may be conservatively labeled a technology-friendly social environment. If that seems like a reasonable estimation of the situation to you, then, it would appear, that you and I are out of touch with reality. Or, at least, this is what certain people in the tech world would have us believe. To hear some of them talk, it would appear that the technology sector is a beleaguered minority fending off bands of powerful critics, that Silicon Valley is an island of thoughtful, benign ingenuity valiantly holding off hordes of Luddite barbarians trying to usher in a new dark age.
Consider this tweet from venture capitalist Marc Andreessen.
Technology innovation is over, and also ruining life as we know it: http://t.co/1ackvTHwT8
— Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) May 13, 2015
Don’t click on that link quite yet. First, let…
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