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Technocracy and the North American Economy

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 […]

The Economics of Separation – Part 1

The Economics of Separation portion of a book by Charles Eisenstein The converging crises of our time all arise from a common root that we might call Separation. Taking many forms—the human/nature split, the disintegration of community, the division of reality into material and spiritual realms—Separation is woven into every aspect of our civilization. It […]

Can Our Environmental Waste Help Support us?

Can our environmental waste support us? Carbon Capture is one way; turning old plastic into wearable items another; bio-mass digesters turn manure into energy; What other innovations can we come up with to completely turn around the old pattern of  “Extract – Manufacture – Use – Toss”? What if instead we had Plan, Extract only needed […]

Utopian – Dystopian: Where is Technology leading us?

9 technologies that promise to clean up the planet David Doody   Thursday, March 13, 2014 Main image courtesy of Carbon Engineering. Technology is often touted as the savior that will rescue us from our misbegotten ways, redeem us and put us on the track to utopia. Then there are the dystopian views, where the future […]

What if Scarcity wasn’t real?

What if Scarcity is engineered to keep people acquiescent?  What if Fear was the hoped-for result of that engineered scarcity?  Why is America such an aggressive / competitive, even combative society? Technocracy thinks that scarcity is a false premise and that the resulting fear in not having enough allows injurious actions (to society and the […]

Time Banks

How Time Banks Work Members share their talents and services, record their hours, then ‘spend’ them later on services they want. Everyone’s hours are equal. There is no barter. Among the most critical parts of a healthy community economy are its non-monetary components, such as household labor and civic activity.   A CORE ECONOMY. If […]