Azeem’s Exponential Views

“We were (and still are) witnessing the collision of general-purpose technologies.” Azeem Azhar believes that technology and societal change are more closely intertwined than they have ever been in history. But some of these technologies, he worries, could cause civil and national unrest due to the ensuing destabilisation they’ll cause. These new technologies will shift power from certain groups onto others, break the status quo, and cause political unrest in others because of said technologies ability to strip individuals of their agency, putting them at a heavy disadvantage. Read full article here

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