Category Archives: Society

Can Devices Be Intelligent?

It seems to me…. “People don’t want to believe that technology is broken. Pharmaceuticals, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology – all these areas where the progress has been a lot more limited than people think. And the question is why.´ ~ … Continue reading

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Social Effect of Technology

It seems to me… “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” … Continue reading

Posted in 3D, 3D Printing, AI, Artificial, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Automation, Blue Collar, Books, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Class Warfare, Cloud, Cloud, College, Computer, Computing, Disruptive, Economic, Economy, Education, Employment, Employment, Engineering, Financial, GDP, Gini Coefficient, Inequality, Inequality, Information, Intelligence, Internet, Internet of Things, IoT, Jobs, Jobs, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Middle Class, Print, Reservation Wage, Rocket, Science, skilled, Social Unrest, Society, STEM, Technology, Technology, The Second Machine Age, The Triple Revolution, Tuition, University, Wages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Marriage And Sexuality

It seems to me… “Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page.  Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.”  ~ Mason Cooley. While I have stated my support of traditional marriage several times in the past[i], … Continue reading

Posted in Agrarian, Bonobos, Boreoeutherian, Chimpanzee, CHLCA, Divorce, Hamster, Homo Sapien, Love, Mammals, Marriage, Monogamy, Promiscuity, Religion, Same-Sex, Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism, Sperm, Traditional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Time to Reverse Directions

It seems to me… “A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.”  ~ John Stuart Mill, 1859. While key to the success of any … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Chattel, Conservatives, Defense, Deficit, Deficit, Discrimination, Economic, Education, Engineering, Engineering, Equality, Extremist, Globalization, Healthcare, Ideology, Information, Infrastructure, Justice, Knowledge, Medicare, National, Opportunity, Program, Racism, Regulation, Research, Sexism, Slavery, Social, Society, Tax, Taxes, Technology, Unemployment, Wealthy, Welfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Employment And Education

It seems to me… “If you’re not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can’t think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left..”   ~ Robert Sternberg. Jobs in the “tradable … Continue reading

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