Technological development and sociocultural changes are intertwined, but policies and regulations can limit the usefulness of new technologies. In this well-structured and comprehensive discussion, serial entrepreneur and futurist Risto Linturi suggests that a society’s inability to adapt quickly can turn technology’s opportunities into threats. getAbstract recommends this article to anyone interested in how technology affects society, and vice versa.
In this summary, you will learn
- Which technological areas are developing rapidly,
- What principles will help achieve sustainable societal well-being and
- How new technologies affect these principles.
About the Author
Risto Linturi is a serial entrepeneur, a futurist and the chairman of the Finnish consulting company Sovelto.