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How To Recognize When Tech Is Leading Us Down a ‘Slippery Slope’

Does a new technology pose serious dangers — or are we just overreacting? Philosopher Evan Selinger has some ideas on how to tell the two apart.

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When people worry about the impact of a new technology, often they worry it’ll set us on a path to ruin.




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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

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