By Dirk Dobiey and Thomas Köplin
The second part of our five-part series. Read the first part here.
Part 2: Efficiency and Variety
Technological progress is often equated with efficiency gains. For example, machines, especially those that get ascribed more and more certain intelligence, can often do things many times more efficiently than humans can. They relieve us of tasks and decisions and thus also reduce the wealth of personal experiences quite casually.