The Next Big Thing always promises to be the cure for all our ails - but inevitably the high promises tarnish and all our best efforts fall back to earth. For as long as we’ve had technology, we’ve believed in its capacity to craft a perfect world - even though we ourselves are far from perfect.
Author and philosopher Erik Davis has spent twenty years dissecting our attitudes toward technology, utopia and belief - and writes about a future where we ‘wise up’ enough to understand the human value of our imperfections.
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