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Is Technology Shifting Our Moral Compass?

Aug 22, 2014 | 28 videos
Video by The Atlantic

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of experts what new technologies like self-driving cars and drones might mean for our collective conscience. "When a technology first comes into the marketplace, there are always unintended consequences," says Ping Fu, chief strategy officer for 3D Systems. Other panelists include Sebastian Thrun, Alex Reben, Missy Cummings, Jonathan Harris, Jennifer Pahlka, Danny Hillis.

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Authors: Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Nadine Ajaka

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