Category Archives: Michael Edward
Throughout history, new technology has brought a sense of wonderment and fear to those unfamiliar with it. In post-Civil War America, the steam-powered engine brought the possibility of speedier travel, but also the fear of cultural pollution brought about by this ease of movement. Currently, technology changes so rapidly that it often goes unnoticed – incremental improvements to products we already own don’t alert the deep-rooted fear of the unknown that we all share. But with a the practical application of a once-theoretical nanotechnology rapidly becoming reality, those fears are once more rearing their ugly head. But, are they warranted?