On Neo-Luddites and Optimists in the 21st Century Internet Age

Increasingly growing, twenty-first century developments in such areas as big data, information technology, artificial intelligence, biotech, robotics, blockchain, cognitive computing, machine learning, and more continue to sketch out a fast-changing, not-too-distant future with all sorts of implications wrapped in opposite Yin/Yang-oriented energies related to how humans might thrive in comfort and peace – or not.