21st Century Technologies: Promises and Perils of a Dynamic Future, Volume 255
OECD Publishing, Sep 18, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 173 pages
The next few decades hold the prospect of remarkable progress in a wide range of pervasive technologies that are likely to have a profound effect on how we live, work, and spend our leisure time. These technologies are set to revolutionise the worlds of medicine, agriculture, travel, retailing...so much that is familiar in our daily lives. Used wisely, they could be of huge benefit to mankind. Used wrongly, they could mean lost opportunities and unnecessary risks.