Global health could easily be the most pressing global issue today, due in large part to humanity’s general lack of knowledge about health and what this lack of knowledge means to humanity’s future.
In The State of Future 2015-16 report the Millennium Project has provided a framework to assess our prospects, both locally and globally on the 15 Global Challenges.
No one should ever work. Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world.
A video meditative reading of his chapter from the 2015 book The Future of Business.
Plantoid is a self-creating, self-propagating artwork system that uses blockchain technology to gather and manage the resources it needs to become real.
Technology isn’t a doubled-edged sword. At worst it is a 99% good sword and tiny 1% bad sword. Doubled-edged implies a 50/50 harm/goodness.
Once we recognize that the current species are flawed, we will see that only by designing and introducing new species can suffering, poverty and the depletion of natural resources be stopped. Once we look at this option, we find already a perfect and ultimately moral solution to the threats of climate change, disease, overpopulation and the terrible scarcity giving rise to endless injustice and retaliatory terrorism.
There is no denying that improvements in technology allow machines to perform tasks that were once performed best by humans.
If you are familiar with the X Prize, then what if there were a prize dedicated to poverty reduction through the diffusion of advanced technologies?
Bitnation Refugee Emergency Response (BRER) is a Humanitarian Aid Project of Bitnation to facilitate and provide Emergency Services and Humanitarian Aid to refugees during the European Refugee Crisis of September 2015