Rose Eveleth from Wired has noticed the worrying parallels between Italian Futurism and Silicon Valley culture.

wired.com/story/italy-futurist

<< Let’s first take a look at the words often used to describe the Italian Futurist movement: invention, modernity, speed, industry, disruption, brash, energetic, combative. Italian Futurists were obsessed with cars and airplanes; they emphasized youth over experience; they believed that the only way to live was by pushing forward and never looking back. >>

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@natecull Yeah, sure, but if them Futurists are so smart, how come they ain’t rich?

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