The scientist has not been seen for several days, according to local news outlets. But officials from He's former university say he has not been detained.
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"We might be splitting in class between those who can afford to manage our children eugenically and those who cannot."
The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled.