ABC Big Ideas - IQ2 Debate

Wednesday 10 September 2014 8:05PM

Human curiosity and creativity have produced ever more powerful technologies. At their best, these technologies are great enablers. However, what if we are losing our grip on these inventions? Critics fear that our technology can undermine our sense of individuality, encroach on our privacy and even threaten our humanity. Are we becoming enslaved by our technology?

This is an Intelligence Squared debate from the St. James Ethics Centre.

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