The world is perplexed: a little lost, even. It is waking up to the fact that our emergence from the crisis does not in any way imply a return to the extraordinary growth of the early 2000s. We have reached a point today where the rational world is retreating and extremism and populism are rising, where the technological dream appears to be the only dream of a better world. We will examine the risks our societies are taking, with their naïve and simplistic view of a technological Eden: an Eden where politicians make way for the new prophets of technology, who are designing our world to suit themselves.
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