Technology is an expression of our cumulative gifts Technology is our friend. The people that wield technology are the problem. People are the weakest link. We need to use technology to help us build a better society. Technology is developing at an incredible rate, yet as a society we have acheived little since the Roman Republic. Complexity and complacency have been the biggest hinderance to social development. Computers excel at aiding in managing complexity. The 20 million dollar question is how to use computers to help.