Technology Benefiting Humanity (01 Apr 2004)
Technology is all about helping people. However, technology development is not driven to maximize all of society's goals. Applications that make money get built, while applications that don't make money don't get built. Bridging the gap between the possible and the profitable in socially beneficial applications of technology is critical, and it's an important effort that requires the attention of the technology community.
Article URL: http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/v5i5_fruchterman.html
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