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Negative Effects Of Technology

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The notion of appropriate technology was developed within the twentieth century by thinkers such as E.F. Schumacher and Jacques Ellul to explain situations where it was not fascinating to make use of very new technologies or those that required access to some centralized infrastructure or parts or expertise imported from elsewhere. Nikolas Kompridis has also written concerning the risks of latest technology, corresponding to genetic engineering, nanotechnology, artificial biology, and robotics. He warns that these applied sciences introduce unprecedented new challenges to human beings, including the possibility of the permanent alteration of our organic nature. These issues are shared by other philosophers, scientists and public intellectuals who’ve written about similar issues (e.g...

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