Technology’s Future: A Look at the Dark Side

The catch is that any technology powerful enough to improve life radically is also capable of abuse and prone to serious, unanticipated side effects. It’s a great time to be a Hollywood screenwriter, but rough on policy makers and business strategists. Mix new technologies with the wide variations in how organizations and individuals behave, and you often have “a recipe for explosion,” said Edward Tenner, author of “Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences.”

Site – http://www.nytimes.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: