Africa: Putting Tech in Its Place – AuthenticAfrican

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[ISS] When J Robert Oppenheimer, the man hailed as the father of the first atomic bomb in the 1940s, realised that the tool he had created was being put to devastating effect in Japan, he committed his later years to developing controls on nuclear proliferation. This serves as a useful reminder of the power of tech and the need to 'tame' technology, or at least retain a human dimension to its development and application.