Technology won. Now what?

It’s confusing to know how to shape tech to best serve human needs, and also do the same for an imagined future that may never come.

An unmanned aerial vehicle or drone making fast food deliveries in Herzliya, Israel. Delivery drones are one of the promised innovations that will take awhile to go mainstream. PHOTO: AFP
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(NYTIMES) - Technology won. One proof of that victory is that it's hard to define what "technology" even is. Tech is more like a coat of new paint on everything than a definable set of products or industries. Healthcare is tech. Entertainment is tech. Schools are tech. Money is tech. Transportation is tech. We live through tech.

Technology is also in a liminal phase where the promise of what might be coming next coexists with the complicated reality of what is happening now.

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