Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

How should we control the development of technology?

How should we control the development of technology?

Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.

Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.

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Wound Person Takes Pascal's Wager



Book Review: A Maverick of Electrical Science

February 23, 2019
AUTHOR: Bill Liles
FILED UNDER: Book Reviews, Entries, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925) is now considered a maverick of electrical science, but he could also be considered the founder of that subject.

Intellectual Humility

February 11, 2019
AUTHOR: terribookman
FILED UNDER: Entries, Last Word, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Becoming Like a Child for Technological Advancement. Wound Man affords us a vivid reminder of our physical finitude; we are mortal creatures who are susceptible to wounds, injuries, and contagions. And yet, #WoundPerson challenges us to better attune ourselves to our non-physical vulnerabilities and weaknesses.

Assessing Artificial Intelligence for Humanity

February 1, 2019

Will AI be our biggest ever advance — or the biggest threat? The real danger of AI lies not in sudden apocalypse, but in the gradual degradation and disappearance of what make human experience and existence meaningful.

 

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What’s left after “move fast and break things”? A solid approach to order

January 1, 2019
AUTHOR: cia romano
FILED UNDER: Blog Posts, Entries, Human Impacts, Societal Impact

The assumption has been that consumers will jump at hype. Yet here at the end of 2018, it can be argued that the venality of tech giants has deflated the very hype cycle upon which those companies depend.