Sylvain Rochon

  http://www.sylvainrochon.com Sylvain is an international keynote speaker, futurist, entrepreneur and author of the non-fiction book "Engineering Paradise: Are You Ready?". As an entrepreneur, he supports and runs entertainment technology, digital media and international infrastructure funding businesses with multiple partners from around the world. He has a bachelors degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering and education from the University of Ottawa, Canada, has taught from high school to university for over 20 years and has been public speaking for over 12 years. In addition, he currently is a delegate of the World Future Society, a principle at the Canadian Institute of Mass Communication and is a Certified Master Entrepreneur Facilitator & Coach. His passion is now writing and speaking about how artificial intelligence will completely change our society and our economy through articles, other publications and other media formats like video and podcasts.

   



8 Stories by Sylvain Rochon

Life in Year 2030

Past American President Barack Obama once said: “While the future is unknowable, the winds always blow in the direction of human progress”.  This quote...
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Living on Unconditional Basic Income: How would UBI change lives at all wealth levels?

If you are reading this article, you are curious about universal/unconditional basic income (UBI) or you already know lots about it and want to...
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We Take Economic Decisions Like It was 1919 and It must Stop!

Today, we live in a world of abundance, and people are dying for no good reason. No. I’m not being dramatic. Our insistence on...
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China Must Economically Surpass America

If our goal is for every person on the planet to live well, we should encourage less developed countries to increase their citizen’s purchasing...
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A Fully Automated Economy–How Can It Work?

Imagine we go through the disruptive transition between an economy where we need to work to make a living, to one where we don’t....
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Unconditional Basic Income Is All Good, Despite What the Nay-Sayers Tell You

I’m a little miffed. I read a lot of comments on social media and published articles about universal basic income. There is a lot...
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Fixing Politics Means Updating Our Democratic System

At one point or another, we’ve all complained about our politicians. We’re all familiar with their patterns of behavior. What I find interesting is...
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The Employment-Based Economy WILL Soon Fail: What Can We do to Avoid Disaster?

Let’s look at what we know for sure: Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon surpass human ability to complete complex tasks. Right now, AI could...
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