Edward Tenner

Unintended consequences

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TED2011
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Every new invention changes the world — in ways both intentional and unexpected. Historian Edward Tenner tells stories that illustrate the under-appreciated gap between our ability to innovate and our ability to foresee the consequences.

Edward Tenner
/ Historian of technology and culture

Edward Tenner is an independent writer, speaker, and editor analyzing the cultural aspects of technological change.  Full bio.

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