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Democracy Will Wither: Barack Obama Outlines Perils Of Unregulated Big Tech In Sweeping Speech

Marvell Technology, Inc

Some of probably the most poignant criticisms of technology are found in what at the moment are considered to be dystopian literary classics, for instance Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and other writings, Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. And, in Faust by Goethe, Faust’s promoting his soul to the satan in return for power over the bodily world, is also usually interpreted as a metaphor for the adoption of industrial technology. Man’s technological ascent began in earnest in what is recognized as the Neolithic interval (“New stone age”). The invention of polished stone axes was a significant advance because it allowed forest clearance on a large scale to create farms. The discovery of agriculture allowed for the feeding of larger populations, and the transition to a sedentist life-style elevated the variety of kids that could probably be concurrently raised, as younger children …