Silicon Valley Delusion: a Ghanian case study

An essay by Jeff Kunzler, reproduced from alterNet.org and scanned here from Third World Resurgence No. 312/313 :

As a freelance graphic designer living and working in New York City, I’ve seen more than my fair share of nonsensical startups: The artisan soap for men; the speed-dating reality webshow; the feminist ripoff of Snapchat . . . Many Westeners are under the Silicon Valley delusion: we want to believe the world’s problems can simply be solved through the application of tech.

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