James Burke is a world-renowned science historian and science communicator, perhaps best known for his TV series Connections. He is also the author of several books. (Photo credit: Andrea Mann / Wikipedia, CC BY 2.0)
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Today, we could use Big Data to radically reform democracy. Tomorrow, we could build nanofabricators and usher in an era of abundance. Is society ready?