Friday, July 12, 2019

Darker Sides of Useful Tech

If you can read the article in the link below, it outlines a new technology for safely monitoring babies in the womb. Nice idea, yes! 

But it also raises some legitimate questions about how that could turn to be another potential way to control people. Any tech is a two edged sword, and these things need to be mapped out carefully against overzealous drives for profits and desires to force perceived safety vs. privacy and choices. Tech and ethics and desires to do good and be safe are hard to discuss and balance. 

For instance if you don’t have the monitoring, will your insurance penalize you? Or doctors refuse to take you on? -r

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