Technology alone can’t help us build a better world

Sometimes, when tech VIPs get together to opine about “the future,” the ambition goes a little over-the-top. On the other hand, if you’re going to go there, why not swing for the fences?

Such was the case at Techonomy, a gathering of tech CEOs, startup entrepreneurs, scientists, and assorted big thinkers put on by veteran tech journalist David Kilpatrick.

In a restaurant lounge at the Ritz Carlton overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the question of the evening was: “Can tech bring equality and peace?” Given the high profiles of the panelists assembled to entertain an answer, you could almost be forgiven for thinking they were going to come up with a definitive yes-or-no.

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Source: Wired Magazine

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