A public dialog on ‘what-could-go-wrong?’ with misdirected science is always welcome, but it will take more than 50 people to make it to truly make it to the public arena. Nevertheless, some people are alarmed that scientists are going too far and will harm society more than help it.
April 20, 2017
The national law enforcement race to build a national DNA database on all citizens will ultimately determine who owns your body. The Fourth Amendment will be shattered to pieces, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”
Facebook is only one of several companies racing to create human/machine interfaces that will merge flesh and silicon. Technocrats build because they can, not because it is wise to do so.