Tom Chivers

Where will our inventions lead?

George Dyson is the latest science historian to predict that the technology we create will end up enslaving us

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When reviewers say that some new book reminds them of some famous old book, it often ends up as a blurb on the paperback edition, so I want to be clear: when I say that George Dyson’s Analogia reminds me of Robert Pirsig’s New Age classic Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, I do not mean it exactly as a compliment.

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