Our technological means change, but our aims stay mostly the same. Muse playing like a theramin is a pars pro toto. Figuratively speaking we keep on playing the same music with the same refrains but with different instruments. In this case literally.
By clicking a link in a interesting article by Techcrunch I stumbled upon "Our Comrade The Electron" - Webstock Conference Talk by Maciej Ceglowski. Excellent presentation, intriguing narrative and great observations on our relation with technology.