[ adjective ] completely out of control
Used in print(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
Does our society have a runaway , uncontrollable growth of technology which may end our civilization , or a normal , healthy growth ?
Avoiding runaway technology can be done only by assuring a humane society ; and for this human_beings must be firmly in control of the economics on which our society rests .
These proposals would go_far toward creating the economic atmosphere favoring growth of the individual , who , in_turn , would help us to cope_with runaway technology .