It was instructive and pleasing to find a few occasions when an idea springing from the individual subjective creativity of a clothes designer resonated with the subjective preferences and tastes of my wife in shopping mode. The designer and the shopper become coupled oscillators, and a mutually beneficial exchange takes place, advancing and enriching the capitalist system.
Four ideas emanating from California point to directions that the path to reform Democracy might take.
Wow, the daily news is grim. Civilization is collapsing all around us. Corruption is everywhere. The political parties are falling apart. Here’s the problem. If I weren’t reading this stuff, none of it would affect me in the slightest bit.
Let the young die, make the old die, and reserve healthcare for those years when people are working and paying taxes to the government.
Blockchain users are discovering that distributed systems can do more for individual freedom than any kind of social theory.
The science of psychology is providing us with greater and greater understanding of the roles stories we tell ourselves play in shaping our opinions and feelings. Some people tell themselves stories about wine. Take how some individuals feel about wine, for example. An oenophile might be told that one bottle of wine is made by […]
Professor Harari forecasts the end of individualism in the machine age. He’s wrong. Newly augmented and interconnected individuals will enjoy new experiences while shaping the future.
The opportunity of the knowledge economy is that all knowledge is individual and local. Economists claim system knowledge, but only you have the knowledge to operate your own individual economy.
These times are so uncertain There’s a yearning undefined And people filled with rage Don Henley Despite affluence, technological advances and all the pleasures of the 21st century, Americans feel uncertainty and dissatisfaction. Traditional institutions are in decline, and the unlimited new opportunities being opened by technology and innovation are not accompanied by any […]