Bill Joy, the Co-Founder of Microsystems, some years ago read a plausible portion of Ted Kaczynski’s, the Unabomber’s, Manifesto and it alarmed him.

Are these computers and gadgets increasing or decreasing the potential catastrophic dangers in our world and to our very humanity? On the answer to this question hinges their worth. I think they should be reconfigured into a better but old fashioned research tool  [only], and not put in the mad service of the creation of some new world.

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