Anti-Tech Backlash Could Be Coming Soon To A City Near You

TechCrunch

[tc_dropcap]I have been watching a show called Orphan Black recently about a cloning project run amok. On one side are the scientists who have lost sight of humanity. On the other, religious zealots who consider the technology an abomination.[/tc_dropcap]

While it can be dangerous to take lessons from television shows or science fiction novels, there’s evidence that as technology advances at breakneck speed, there will be those who are afraid of what’s coming and people could choose sides.

To some extent, it’s because technology is always a few steps ahead of society, and we have yet to come to grips with much of what’s already here. Heck, we don’t even have adequate social norms around smartphones and an always-on, share everything mentality.

We’re still texting in cars, walking with our heads down staring into our phones, and talking (loudly) on trains. Some of us still can’t even remember to put our ringers on…

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