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A Wall Street View on Social Media

Well, if the new communications technology is not progress, what is it then? I do not dare to answer that question. Still, Elliot Management makes some valid points in their latest letter to investors.

Rational Arrogance

Is all new technology progress? Interesting question. I guess you will different answers, depending on who you ask. But if you ask hedge fund billionaire, Paul Singer, at Elliot Management on Wall Street, you’ll get the following answer:

“Ask yourself the following set of questions: Do people seem better informed today in the developed world? Smarter? Is the discourse more sophisticated? The answer is a resounding “no” to all those questions.”

Elliot Management

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Well, if the new communications technology is not progress, what is it then? I do not dare to answer that question. Still, Elliot Management makes some valid points in their latest letter to investors.

The following extract is published by Wall Street blogger Zero Hedge. To read the full letter you’ll have to subscribe to it personally.

“Some technology represents unquestioned progress, despite causing real challenges to the employment prospects of citizens who are made…

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