At the Cutting Edge festival last week in Oslo, Pieter van Boheemen witnessed yet another debate on the future of genetic engineering. Unfortunately these debates often take the hope versus horror approach.
According to popular media we are living in a post-fact society. As we moved beyond a society in which facts and truth are used to prove a point, we arrived in a society which doesn't even care about what is truth or not.
Recent research in the Netherlands show that 50% of the IT decision makers, about 70% of freelancers and 30% of SME have not heard of the term the Internet of Things. For the larger public this is less.