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A few inventions Id like to see

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JonD9
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JonD9   7/20/2012 7:46:28 PM
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Engineers build empowering tools. How tools are used is more a reflection on the values of the people using them than a reflection on engineers. Practically any technology can be used for both destructive and constructive purposes.

elPresidente
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elPresidente   7/20/2012 7:27:56 PM
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Yet we waste our time,as engineer, building the tools for the destruction of democracy, personal freedoms, and lives themselves. If engineers simply said "no", and we would simply foresee the consequences of the technologies we give to politicians and MBAs, the world would be a much better place. Instead, engineers mindlessly build UAVs, face recognition algorithms, smart munitions, and assault rifles, and then wish upon a star for even more technology to fix what stupid, head-in-the-sand, engineers broke in the first place. But, since most engineers are high functioning autistics, social implications don't bother them in the least bit.

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