With oil spilling in the Gulf, is technology only efficient at siphoning resources in the hopes that something will never go wrong? The race towards alternative energies will come out of necessity and most certainly too late.
When everyone runs out of gas...maybe it's a good thing. We can all learn to look at our neighbors in a different way. Perhaps daily routines will involve sharing and cooperation instead of competing in the credit game.
No one's willing to look backwards for answers.
Atm's are being developed that use biometric scanning to identify customers. No more ATM cards to worry about. Maybe thieves will just cut your hands off in an attempt to gain access to your accounts. But behold, scanning will identify veins not fingerprints so no luck dismembering others for quick cash.