Today I read some inspiring text from 1798:
"Enough of Science and of Art;
Close up those barren leaves;
Come forth, and bring with you a heart,
That watches and receives."
Media artist Paul Sermon used this as his motto for creating a great art piece 10 years ago titled "The Tables Turned" - a witness to new forms of physical communications that are required in the modern world in order to bridge the difference between materiality and virtuality.
I do think that while we embraces technological art with its eye-opening possibilities, we must always remember that they need a heart that shall come forth to watch and to receive.