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Technology Is Only as Good or Bad as the People Using It

Video-Technology Is Only as Good or Bad as the People Using It

Last week we asked you to weigh in on a 25-year-old bet over whether or not technology has, as of the end of 2020, destroyed society. Here's the verdict.

Last week, in response to a WIRED story about a 25-year-old bet between Kevin Kelly and Kirkpatrick Sale, we asked the MD+DI audience to be the judge of whether or not Sale's predictions of technology destroying society had come to fruition. This week, during Medtech Unfiltred, News Editor Amanda Pedersen shares the results of that survey, along with her own take.


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