Thank you so much for joining me on this journey during the past six months. It’s remarkable yet humbling to realize that people from dozens of countries have regularly read this blog. I wish you all the best in your adventures, and will be back with an update in May! Continue reading Adaptation and Evolution
There is an incessant drive to purchase more and purchase faster, without any attention to WHAT we are buying. There is a very real, very massive cost of convenience…and like most expenditures, we either pay a little more now, or a whole lot more later. Continue reading And…How Will You Be Paying?
With advances in Technology, we are going to encounter Ethical questions and considerations never before contemplated outside the realm of Science-Fiction. For example: What if there were a scientific test that could reveal one’s predicted age at death, with a fair degree of accuracy? Continue reading Minefield
The drive to measure an ever increasing amount of detail means it’s more likely that people are missing the bigger picture. Even worse, there is evidence to suggest the devices themselves are exacerbating the problem they are purported to solve, as the increase in metrics adding to anxiety and stress. Continue reading Twelve-Thousand Step Program
This past week, New York City told Amazon, ‘Thanks, but no thanks.’ Continue reading This Town Ain’t Big Enough…
Will building smarter machines potentially make us better humans? Continue reading Human Being Human
However, it’s safe to say that we ain’t seen nothing yet. With the coming technological advancements, coupled with a confluence of exacerbating factors, Identify Theft will be taken to a whole new level. Continue reading Unto The Breach
As a reminder, our ‘Micro-Project’ Program is our way of helping kickstart change on a grassroots level, by putting our money (and time) where our mouths are. Continue reading Special Edition: Micro-Project Update
One idea that is gaining ground in some circles is ‘Basic Income’ (BI). There are many variations on the details, but at a high-level, the concept is simple: Individuals receive periodic payments, without any upfront test or requirement. Continue reading What Do We Do?
For most people, it’s no surprise that advances in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are going to render obsolete many kinds of work. However, based on my research, observations, and conversations, the majority of the population has very little idea how far and wide these changes will extend. Continue reading What Do You Do?