In August, the country of Belarus held a national election where President Alexander Lukashenko won in a landslide victory, claiming an implausible 80% of the vote. Over the next few days, the nation experienced mass protests over the controversial election, and the opposition leader, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, fled to neighboring Lithuania for safety.
Search bars are a technological marvel. Through them, we can search the limits of the world. We can see the seven wonders or learn of breaking news as it is happening.
Increasingly in new drone and surveillance systems, human knowledge and actions are augmented and soon might be sidelined altogether.
Imagine a society where a criminal could be tracked down almost immediately by police and taken into custody, all by using his face as identification.