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Technocracy and the North American Economy

Technocracy in a Nutshell

Many people want an ‘elevator speech’ version of what Technocracy is all about.  You have the fear mongers saying one thing, you have misinformed people saying another and it can get confusing. Technocracy is a many layered idea and can take a long time to explain fully, but…. here is the kernel. Technocracy is an organization that was started in 1918 […]

What is a Smart City?

smart city Posted by: Margaret Rouse A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.  While the exact definition varies depending on whom you talk to, the overarching mission of a smart city is to […]

Are Drones and AI the way to go?

World Economic Forum’s Navi Mumbai centre to focus on AI, IoT, other new tech PTI Jun 01, 2018, 07.58 PM IST MUMBAI: The World Economic Forum today said it is setting up a multi-million dollar centre near here to help the larger society benefit from industrial revolution 4.0 technologies including IoT, blockchain, AI among others.  This is […]

What does Technocracy have to offer?

The organization of Technocracy Inc. was established as an effort to educate how best we can start to adapt to these new conditions. Our genesis, the Technical Alliance, after years of research and analysis, brought forth five basic methods that would be required to advance our society to benefit all a life worth living, not just those […]

A Different Standard for the Economy

Creating an up-to-date economic standard By Technocracy Writer Preface:  I am not a scientist, I am not an economist, but, I am a systems thinker and see how the current economic system is not working in an efficient and sustainable manner.  Like-minded people have gotten together and are now working on new thoughts about a […]

What would we do without jobs? Laze about, or create our dreams?

As our production/distribution jobs continue to be replaced by automation/AI or out-sourced to sweat shops in China, etc… What incentive will there be for any of us to do anything? Hmm, good question, right? What if everyone stopped working for the abstract concept of money, would everyone just lose all sense of purpose? Imagine if […]

Diamond Batteries

Radioactive Diamond Batteries: Making Good Use Of Nuclear Waste See Video about these Diamond Batteries  James Conca ,  CONTRIBUTOR – I write about nuclear, energy and the environment    A research team at the University of Bristol has developed a way to use a type of nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery that is an actual diamond. […]

Some Emerging Technologies of 2017

A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including “artificial leaves” that turn CO2 into fuel, and a technique that harvests water from air, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, according to a list published today by the World Economic Forum. The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s Expert […]

Technocracy’s ideas in video form

Technocracy’s ideas in video form We found this on the web and it espouses what Technocracy has been saying since the 1920s. It is wonderful to see other people/groups promoting Technocracy’s tenets. This video is based on the book “How Soon Is Now?” by Daniel Pinchbeck. Click for Video:

What is Sci-Hub?

What is Sci-Hub? Have you ever tried researching and the only peer-reviewed academic papers you could afford were years old? Sci-Hub founder Alexandra Elbakyan did imagine just that, and was very frustrated.  She founded Sci-Hub and many people and organizations whose main concern is making a profit were very frustrated and angry with her! Alexandra’s […]

THE WAR TO END PEACE

This was written in 1938 by someone who could see the dreadful direction of the Price System’s operations.  Sadly, it is still relevent today. THE WAR TO END PEACE Technocracy objects to the casualties of the, so-called, Peace, arising from the Price System because it reduces the fit to the unfit, and increase the poverty and […]

Militarism and Profit, aka WAR

WAR – MILITARISM AND PROFIT Taken with inclusions and deletions from the booklet the “Arms and the Men,” Factual matters not affected:  majority published by the editors of Fortune Magazine, March, 1934. According to the statistics from the Vietnam war, it cost $45,000 to kill one enemy soldier.  In today’s type of warfare in which […]

OVERSEERS

THE OVERSEERS by George Wright  April 17, 2017 If one were to visualize the seemingly tremendous changes taking place since the Great Depression, one would think; “of course things have changed”.  Just look around you.  Big screen TVs, cars that can drive themselves, little multiple usage   computers we call smart phones. Yes, on some levels […]

What about Technocracy?

WHAT ABOUT TECHNOCRACY? Technocracy wants the people who are designated excellent in their fields, by their direct peers, to make the vital societal decisions. Do we want a farmer telling the doctors how to do their business?  Do we want a production manager to tell the farmers what is the best crop for their land? […]

Internet Privacy Laws

US internet privacy laws, what does it mean for your data? By Simon Torkington March 31, 2017 The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that effectively tears up internet privacy rules. Under the Obama administration, service providers had to get permission from customers before using and selling their personal data to advertisers and […]

Could this be a step in the transition toward a Technocracy?

This isn’t sci-fi: A space-based sharing economy powered by nano-satellites could save humanity World Economic Forum March 31, 2017 The rise of the internet and the ubiquity of mobile computing devices have changed everything from travel and shopping to politics – think Uber, Amazon and Twitter. But for the next revolution in commerce, governance and […]