The future. It’s an exciting place, filled with things we want, like cures to cancer and hoverboards that actually hover. But what about inventions in the works that are scary and dangerous? Or even cool, good things with an obvious bad side?
That question has forever challenged technological development. Most tools can be put to good or bad use, and the more guardrails we can place on the bad uses, the better. So with that in mind, here’s our list of tech developments we’re wary of, even if they’re inevitable. Most of them (admittedly) can do cool things, but all of them have a dark side. What did we miss? Share your least favorite tech developments with email@example.com.