The economics of decline (original)
John Michael Greer, The Archdruid Report
Proponents of technofixes for the crisis of industrial society are fond of insisting that today's complex technologies are "more efficient" or "more economical" than the alternatives. Behind that claim lies a series of assumptions that are likely to turn out severely misguided as the age of cheap abundant energy comes to an end.
Worth pondering, for anyone with a job dealing with computers and the Internet. (Hello, Bay Area.)
The myth of efficiency (original) by Peak Oil Hausfrau