One Indian scholar captures the essence of Technocracy and links it to dataitis, an obsessive/compulsive disorder over data that is crippling human thinking. Indeed, the Technocrat mentality is not making men smarter, but rather incapable and unable to think for themselves.
July 23, 2018
Military Technocrats in China see AI and autonomous killing machines as the ultimate solution to warfare, and yet no one is calling these new systems “weapons of mass destruction.” China has sparked a new arms race that will be more deadly than anything in world history.
Genius or nut? Elon Musk’s grandfather was the leader of Canada’s Technocracy, Inc. during the 1930s and 1940s and his influence certainly rubbed of on a young Musk. As I have warned for years, the hype of Technocracy’s Utopia does not live up to reality.