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Category Archives for the Future

Coming changes humanity must cope with one way or t’other.

Human Tide Runs with Scissors

Let’s define our terms — scissors refers to a common cutting device that the ancient Egyptians purportedly used.  Runs with scissors is a modern expression meaning impetuous, rash.  (Build walking talking robots? Sure. Artificial life? We’re working on it. Clone a sheep? Resurrect a mammoth? Frack Oklahoma? Colonize Mars?)  The Human Tide is that great splash of settlement and […]

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Of Utopias and Turkeys

At the end of this post you’ll find reference to a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) that starts September 17.  Free, no mandatory tests.  Think of this post as a preface, why I’m so intrigued. Dutch firm MVRDV‘s winning design for Gwanggyo City Centre to be built south of Seoul, South Korea       via matternetwork […]

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