Don’t fear innovation

Innovation can be scary. It changes established orders, makes jobs obsolete, creates new risks to our privacy or even safety.

But to obsess on the negative is to miss the overwhelming positives.

If we get to caught of in technophobia, it will cost us the progresses I highlighted above and thousands more. Innovation has both pros and cons, and both must be weighed. BUT, we must remember that us humans are programmed to weigh negative outcomes more heavily than positive.

If you want more, check out some articles on techno panic by the great Jeff Jarvis.

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