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A Research Agenda for Digital Economy

A Research Agenda for the Digital Economy By George Wright 2015 Rapid advances in technology are creating economic opportunities and challenges that are often fundamentally different from any our society has experienced before. We call for an ambitious program of groundbreaking research that will focus the world’s best minds on understanding and solving the new […]

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 […]

Solar Raodway

Solar Paneled Roadways

Author: George Wright    The video presented here is a good example of Technocracy’s conviction of “unfettered” or unrestrained innovation.   Our existing “for profit” systems will only allow innovation if it fits into the already established profit systems.  The energy producing companies using fossil fuels for example, have fought tooth and nail to limit any […]

Science and Technology, the Real Engines of Social Progress

R.E. Landridge 1996 Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 3rd quarter 1996, No. 344 The story of humanity is best characterized by the almost total lack of social progress throughout our history. We have, since our appearance on this planet, moved from small groups of individuals living predominantly on whatever was close at hand and sheltering in whatever was […]

TECHNOCRACY INC. Scientific Functional Governance

NO WARS – NO POVERTY – CLEAN ENVIRONMENT   The technological advances of mankind’s efforts in North America have reached a degree of usage that has so changed the rules of governing our existing economic system that the effects are increasingly rendering the old system inoperable.  The cause of approaching environmental and social distress is […]

Social Responsibility Of Science

Information Brief Number 38  1957  The North American scientists are neither noblemen nor freemen in their society. Unless they are able to achieve some outstanding recognition, they must remain second-class professionals. The role of the scientist lacks social prestige, for the majority merely become servants of businessmen and politicians. It is high time that the […]