Interesting Video on Surveillance Tech and Society

It’s funny how much of this stuff is predicted by speculative fiction, in some way or another, long before it shows up. The constant struggle between the appearance of safety, the individuals right to privacy and freedom, and the rapidly evolving ability of organizations and corporations to access our information and our virtual footprints, and find new ways to use that information, is going to be the thing that drives the future of our society. What will our world look like 200 years down the road, at the current and future rate of change in tech, in societal conventions, in global climate?

CBS News

I thought it was interesting how much they emphasized the use of our data by companies. And how careful they were in what they were saying, especially when they were being critical.

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