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Technocracy and technology

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 […]

Quantum Entanglement

QUANTUM PHYSICS Quantum satellite shatters entanglement record Intertwined photons were beamed to two Chinese cities 1,200 kilometers apart BY EMILY CONOVER , JUNE 15, 2017  Science News JIAN-WEI PAN QUANTUM CONNECTION  Using the quantum-communications satellite Micius (illustrated), researchers successfully sent entangled photons to two cities in China. The result paves the way for a future worldwide quantum […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]