Blog Image

China’s Daredevil: The suggestive art of algorithms.

2727
Do you have a highly suggestive personality? Inception, what a marvellous cinematic experience, many of us who watched it were left confused, intrigued, wondering if it was all a dream. One of the main takeaways that...
Blog Image

AI forecast: ‘Disruption, then productivity’

2912
There is growing concern about all the white-collar jobs that will disappear with the spread of machine learning and AI. It gets me thinking about slide rules. The connection is that innovation causes disruptions, then...
Blog Image

Zombienomics 2.0: Crypto-Monetarist Austrian Economics Edition

358
“Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. — John Maynard Keynes JMK, the best investor of his generation (12% C.A.R., 1921–46),...
Blog Image

Influencers Perform in the Spotlight

2337
Influencer marketing is a game of standing out. The result is a memorable -- and credible -- connection to a product or service. This is where Magda Urbaniak plays the field. Whether at conferences or...
Blog Image

The New Humanitarianism; the modish Collective Consciousness

479
A transformed Humanitarian concept from the Grassroots Public to Political Globalization Humanitarianism is a heated sentiment in the merit of human existence. It is the state of harmony where human beings exercise compassion by providing...
Blog Image

Neither the Globalists nor the Populists Can Monopolize the COVID-19 Story

1181
If the Financial Crisis of 2008 stirred doubt in the global economic system, COVID-19 exposed its fragility. Yet, it has also shown the drawbacks of populism and the need for a multilateral approach in...
Blog Image

5 Changes to the Education Sector Caused by Big Data

1394
Big data is poised to have a big impact on the education sector if it’s properly leveraged. It can provide numerous new and exciting ways for educators to teach their students, improve their understanding...
Blog Image

Lewis Mumford, A Thinker for the Ages Tells a Tale Of Cities Since the...

647
The Medieval Religiously Centered City My Dad often spoke about his admiration for Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 — January 26, 1990) but I had never read Mumford and so when I saw a paper...
Blog Image

When Did We Begin Worshiping War?

444
Who we are is revealed by what we do and act. We Americans believe we are peace-loving and abhor war. However, our history suggests something different. When did we begin worshiping war? Maybe the...
Blog Image

Gun Violence or Pandemonium Beyond Political Rhetoric

1543
Gun violence is one of the many fluttering buzzwords of our stylish media. The use of the word expands across political lines and public dialogue. More recently has been the subordinate used out of...
Blog Image

Defining ‘Life’ in the Time of COVID-19

1333
My wife and I are approaching a month of self-imposed isolation to avoid getting the coronavirus. We are both over 70 years old and have pre-existing conditions that make our fending off this disease...
Blog Image

The Great Lie

187
American culture defines narcissism. It is a mix of libertarianism and selfishness exhibiting an extreme indifference toward others. Of course, we are far more complex. The point is that these things represent the dominant...
Blog Image

Primary care medicine: A clinical specialty, or managed care travesty

1756
Medical practice is “the strenuous task of healing humans as a lone body within the context of its inexhaustible scope of individuality. It is one, and the only science that arrives with indefinite capabilities...
Blog Image

Who heals the healer when depression strikes?

2142
It was not the first time someone spoke in sad shock. It won’t be the last. “We didn’t think it was possible … there were no signs. He was a bubbly happy person who was...
Blog Image

How is the Gig Economy changing the future Jobs landscape

4375
The makeup & dynamics of the workforce are changing with the ongoing automation & the emergence of the Generation Z - they are defined as the demographic who were born between 1995-2009 & who...
Blog Image

How To Terrify E-Jerks

1712
Don’t bother calling them knuckle-dragging chimps. You’re more likely to offend chimps. “The daughters of God don’t break for jerks.” - Marianne Williamson It occurs to me that single women worry more about e-jerks than lousy...
Blog Image

How To Land Your First Job After You Graduate College

1016
As you no doubt already know, landing your first job after you graduate from college is not going to be a walk in the park. The job market has gotten increasingly competitive in recent...
Blog Image

Rogue genome editing twists DNA ethics

2825
Genome editing is on the cutting edge of science. It’s also morally questionable and possibly illegal in many jurisdictions. Despite that, a Chinese scientist announced that he edited the genomes of two human embryos to...
Blog Image

Are we having a dress rehearsal for a police state?

1784
In his syndicated column, Dennis Prager claims that we are amid a dress rehearsal for a police state. He alleges that the coronavirus related rules limiting our abilities to conduct our lives as usual...
Blog Image

Rugged individualism

1403
The fundamental attitude towards a genuine Personalized healthcare Ultimate sustainability is the state desired in almost every aspect of our lives. Still, it is not invariably achieved, given the circumstances that escort every scenario at...