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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WINTER 2017 TRENDEVENTS

 2017 Winter TrendEvents newsletter pdf  WINTER 2017 Continental Power Concept, Arsenic in Rice, Energy Price Regulations, What has Technocracy Inc. Been Up To?, all this and more in this Quarter’s newsletter.   A CONTINENTAL POWER CONCEPT By George Wright The Continental Hydrology was surveyed long ago by the Technical Alliance, forerunners of Technocracy Inc.  This […]

FUTURE PREDICTIONS

FUTURE PREDICTIONS: By Robert Goldman with Alli Berman May 31, 2016 · In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years – and most […]

Other Sustainable Organizations

Technocracy was an Economic Reform and Sustainability Organization long before the word sustainability was coined. Now, it is so wonderful to see that there are THOUSANDS of organizations that are concerned with and trying to: find ways to support the earth, discover new technologies that bring accessibility of water, food, information internet and other services to […]

Clarifying Misinformation about Technocracy

It has come to our attention that some organizations, and individual people are trying to denigrate Technocracy Inc. by stating untruths about us. People maneuver and twist information, or just make up information to defame an organization.  The most vocal against Technocracy Inc. are asking for your money to put in their pockets to support their […]

An Environmental Economic Standard

Creating an up-to-date economic standard By Charmie Gilcrease 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 […]

United to Protect the Earth

MORTON COUNTY — Ceremony, aromatic sage and drumming song welcomed the eight tribes of Washington State into the encampment of Native Americans supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tribes with new and unusual names — Yakama Nation, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Lummi Nation, Puyallup Tribe, Nisqually Indian Tribe, The […]

POLYMAGNETS

Amazing applications are possible. What’s Special About Polymagnets Most magnets have a simple nature. North on one side, south on the other. Some hard tooled, custom magnets have simple configurations of north and south. Standard magnet Rather than simple arrangements of north and south, polymagnets have customizable patterns that are designed in software and programmed […]

Big Sustainability Think Tank Presentation.

Mid-February 2016, representatives from Technocracy Inc. attended a Think Tank presentation about sustainability, economics, and the futures of both. Mark Ciotola, physicist and professor, whom you know from our website articles and Facebook discussions, and Jiarong Dong, chemical engineer & entropy activist provided an excellent presentation on Sustainability. First came a simple, yet complex question […]

The Conversion of the American Dream by Tom Atlee – 1990

The American Dream is a vision of individual and family happiness and security based on the ability to have and consume more of everything. Its social vision is of people with equal opportunity competing for these things and thereby expanding the prosperity of all. Of course, it doesn’t quite work that way. First: This American […]

Physics fun

By Ryan Beckler on Oct 08, 2015 at 10:37 AM Sound is already pretty neat. It helps us communicate, and the sound of music – however crappy – get us through all of those painful high school breakups. Turns out, sound can also do some pretty mind-boggling things to a drop of liquid. Scientists from Clemson University […]

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Politics

When people complain about ineffective government they often use the word “change”.  What they most often mean by this is that they want to “fix” the current system so that it works better than what they now see but still looks pretty much the same. But what do they think when the closer and more […]