Archives for June 10, 2014

What the hell is a “technocrat,” and are you one of them?

You used to hear the word “tech­no­crat” a lot, refer­ring to a par­tic­u­lar kind of gad­get-lover. Bat­man has been called a tech­no­crat, and so have Tony Stark and the Doc­tor from Doc­tor Who. But what does this word mean, and why does it have the same suf­fix as “aris­to­crat”? The Tech­noc­racy Move­ment Before there was […]