The Dark Side of Tech

Is our civilization putting its citizens on a track from which deviation will be impossible? Those who forecast the future tread a fine line between the serious analysis of trends and their own speculative opinion. David Samuels, the author of what Wired classifies as an opinion piece, provides an impressive range of facts to support his view of where the data-hoovering world in which we live may be leading us. The title of the article limpidly sums up his reading of the trends: “Is Big Tech Merging with Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It.”