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No28, 29th December 2011
The tension with Iran did not abate, while signs of spreading economic recession multiply. However, this end of year saw a boost in optimism in those focusing on high-tech and future technologies, however without questioning in which way resource depletion, economic and financial turmoil and related domestic impact as well as international rising tension – furthermore all interlinked – could affect technological development. Would we tend to be prey to technological determinism?