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February 9th, 2014
We look to technology as the panacea to solve so many of today's problems. Yet we fear technology. When it goes wrong, like stealing our credit card information, or not allowing easy access to a government website, we get angry. Clearly, our emotional nexus with technology is out of balance with our intellectual understanding of it. The price we pay is fear, alienation, confusion and a degree of appropriate paranoia.

Few understand this better than bestselling novelist Dr. Robin Cook.  He has used this imbalance to scare the bejesus out of us in his books like Coma, Cure, and Fever.  Now in his latest work, Cellhe once again walks us through the cost benefit analysis of medical technology falling into the wrong hands.

My conversation with Robin Cook: