Research and analysis

Future of identity: lessons from previous technological breakthroughs

Report looking at the impact of previous technological breakthroughs on views of identity.

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This report examines previous technological breakthroughs to see if they can tell us anything about how identities might change over the next 10 years. It focuses on 3 areas of technological innovation:

  • energy
  • domestic appliances
  • genetic technologies

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of identity in the UK.