Upon hearing that the United States and allies have purchased over 20,000 drones, and thinking about the police departments (including New York City?) who now have drones, I couldn’t help but reflect on the following statement made by President Eisenhower in his farewell address:
Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific technological elite.
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