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FINDING THE BALANCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND TECHNOLOGY

A POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT BALANCE TO STRIKE

There have been countless Hollywood tales concerned with humankind’s ongoing struggle to hold back the growth of technology over the years. From the Matrix trilogy released either side of the Millennium, to the more recent Her, the question embedded right at the core of each new tale is the same. Do we control technology, or does it control us?

Certainly, on this side of theater screens, . The ubiquity of digital technologies in modern life would appear as dark and dystopian as many fictional visions of the 21st century, if it was presented as a possibility only several decades ago. In fact, it would probably be quickly identified that we appeared distinctly shackled; constantly engaged with

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