Magic in the Machine Age

@article{OHar2000MagicIT,
  title={Magic in the Machine Age},
  author={George M O'Har},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={2000},
  volume={41},
  pages={862 - 864}
}
Before there was technology, there was magic. It was not so long ago, indeed, that the scientific and industrial revolutions pushed magic aside. For all the benefits undeniably conferred by those revolutions, something always gets lost in the move from one world to another. Change comes at a price; progress, it must be understood, always takes hostages. We are by now all familiar with the Harry Potter phenomenon and the rags-to-riches story of author J. K. Rowling. Such perseverance can be seen… Expand
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