Technology versus Humanity

As we intergrate technology with our bodies are we building a better future – or a complex dystopia?

Here’s something to provoke some thoughts over the weekend:

Despite starting with the sort of techno-utopianism we’ve come to expect from futurists, this video takes a pleasing turn to the dark side, by starting to explore some of the dangers and challenges that technology will bring to our societies.

Well worth the time to watch it. It is – apparently – a teaser for an upcoming book by Gerd. If so, I’ll be sitting down with it when it hits…

[via Neil Perkin]

Update: It is, and the book’s available for pre-order