November 9, 2012
Our Dangerous Illusion of Tech Progress
Kasparov & Thiel, Financial Times
Now that Barack Obama has been re-elected US president, every fantastic campaign promise will collide with the reality of the global economy. Mitt Romney made different promises but would have faced the same dead end. Although the election appeared to offer a choice of futures, both candidates were silent about the bright future gone missing: the age of scientific ingenuity we once expected to solve our problems.