Revolution 3: Technology
COMPUTATION, ROBOTICS, BIOTECHNOLOGY, & NANOTECHNOLOGY
We are entering an era in which the world is starting to look more like science fiction movies. Computers are becoming faster and more ubiquitous, medical breakthroughs are prolonging and enriching lives, and machines are becoming smaller by the day. At the same time, as new technologies become embedded in our lives, we are forced to address issues of ethics, privacy, discrimination, and even basic human interaction. Technology will increasingly test the ability of individuals, cultures, and governments to adapt to new opportunities and dangers.