The Power of Norms

Culture and expectations are proving more powerful than science and technology

If there’s one thing the last few months or years have taught us, it’s that norms are more powerful than science or technology. When it comes down to it, how you use something really matters. For groups of people, culture makes the difference, and norms build cultures.

One challenge is that the fetishization of “disruption” has conditioned us to tolerat…

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