Category: Work

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The Nomadic Diary of Onyx Ashanti: Episodes #3 and #4: Exploring the Digital Memory Banks and Exo-voice Development Updates

busking has supported me since I first moved away from home as an adult in the early 90’’s. I knew a total of 3 songs when I started. busking allows you to develop. it is the like a relationship with someone you might not see very often but when you do, its familiar and comfortable.

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Bitcoin, Art and Thermodynamics: Why Artists Need to Investigate Bitcoin

There is “new” new world order. one that wasn’t in our programming before the internet.

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The new technologies that will change human civilization as we know it

Where are technologies heading in the next 30 years ? How will they affect our lifestyle and human society ?

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TECHNOLOGICALLY ENHANCED BASIC INCOME AS A SOLUTION TO TECHNOLOGICAL UNEMPLOYMENT

The ideas presented in this article developed in response to help resolve some of the problems which will result from technological unemployment. We believe that as machines become more intelligent and work currently done by human beings become automated there will be a sharp increase in the unemployment rate as humans are laid off to be replaced by intelligent machines. We believe that intelligent machines can be leveraged to provide a basic dividend to a decentralized pseudo-anonymous group of owners as a means of providing an axillary safety-net which cannot be shut down by any government or corporation.

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Prosumption Architecture: The Decentralisation of Architectural Agency as an Economic Imperative

The line between the consumers and producers of commercial objects is increasingly becoming blurred in the 21st century. As an economic imperative for consumer participation is quickly emerging, more than ever before businesses are turning to consumers to guide their creative decisions. Crucially this could begin to have a significant impact on the way that cities and their commercial architecture is designed and evaluated, through the promotion of consumers as direct, collective decision makers.

Referring to key economic theorists; the work of contemporary architectural practitioners; while additionally including first hand interaction with one of the world’s most successful prosumption communities, this essay attempts to construct an argument for the value of consumer involvement in the active design of 21st century commercial architecture.

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Crowdfunding: Heathervescent ‘s Future of Money TV Show Will Cover Digital Currencies, Privacy Issues, More!

Help futurist and filmmaker Heathervescent (aka Heather Shlegel) create The Future of Money TV series.

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Future of Work: Workforce automation, old ideas with new implementation is not the answer.

The Jetson’s already was telling a tale of the monotony of the type of work that was performed by white collar workers in the mid 60′s. George Jetson worked for “Spacely’s Sprockets” a generic name combining the founder of the company with a “sprocket” a generic device that is never fully explained in the series.