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Techno-social engineering: will humans become ‘pervasively programmable’? Scott Allan Morrison via Boing Boing

“Scott Allan Morrison:  There would be nothing inherently wrong with this if we could be absolutely certain the companies that control this technology will act only in our best interests. But if not, we could all be susceptible to manipulation by powerful systems we couldn’t possibly understand. Some academics have even raised the specter of techno-social engineering and questioned whether we are moving into an age in which “humans become machine-like and pervasively programmable.”

Techno-social engineering is freaking insiders out
https://boingboing.net/2015/12/11/techno-social-engineering-is-f.html
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This is one of my key concerns in regards to exponential technological progress 

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