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

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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...
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Greener Pastures – Humans Move Rather Than Solve Their Problems

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We resist solving problems we create. History illustrates our tendency to leave rather than solve problems. It reveals the flaw in our species highlighting our inability to alter our behavior and thought in light...
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Emotional Robots

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Is it possible for machines to feel anger, fear or joy and recognize such emotions in people? We can consider the well-known feeling of fear to be the product of evolution. It is there to...
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The Future Landscape of Work and its new dynamics

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WHY NEW TECH & COVID MIGHT PUSH YOU OUT OF YOUR REMOTE WORK JOB INTRO: 47 IS KILLING! In a 2017 study two scholars, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne from Oxford University, suggest 47...
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Korea’s AI·VR Smart Museums in 2021

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Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently announced that they selected 104 art museums for its '2021 Smart Museum' initiative. 86 public and 18 private museums will provide visitors with experience infused with...
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Politics of Licensing and Certification

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The Decades’ old Partisan instrument of Control of Scholars The purpose of licensing and certification that we see today dawns on establishing some form of professional quality and safety standards for goods and services furnished...
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When Did We Begin Worshiping War?

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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...
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Reporting the News

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Access to factual information is critical for democracy. Control of information by a few is detrimental. Removing news from a profit-driven system is essential. Creating independent outlets free of profit-driven corporate control is vital...
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The New Humanitarianism; the modish Collective Consciousness

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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...
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The Kids Are Alright: Why Gen-Zs Front-runners will Succeed, Because of the Odds

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You’ve probably heard some variation of the following phrase: “hard times create strong men, strong men create good times, good times create weak men, and weak men create hard times.”  Countless philosophers, writers, psychologists, and...
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Marketing’s New Dynamite: Korean Pop Group BTS Leads The Way

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When it comes to digital marketing and communication the eminently powerful guidelines are:  Engage & Involve. For all the right reasons. Consider 20th-century marketing and communication. When people wanted to buy whatever ware or...
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Just Telling a Patient what to do isn’t usually going to Change their Behavior

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It’s Impossible to Get People to Change their Act unless there’s a Personal Connection by which they can Empathize. The human being is a creature of behavior. We all as individuals act in a certain way. Not...
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Socialists are taking over Wall Street

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It does not happen every day that when reading the Wall Street Journal, I have to double-check that I did not accidentally click on the Onion web page. Or that it was not an...
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A Curse To The Indian Economy

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The Greatest Threat To Human Existence Is Our Own Lack Of Ability To Control Our Own Growth — Garrett Hardin There is always a sense of pride when we see our country being at the top....
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The Serious Failures of Current Socio-Economic Systems

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I don’t care a particular amount about any current Socio-economic System be it Capitalism, Socialism, Communism or whatever. They all seem somewhat flawed and none take into account all the things that would attract...
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Ethical Robots Are a Naive Illusion for Programmers?

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Ethics programmed into robots may not solve the problems we face at work, in healthcare, or in wartime. The relations between rhetoric and ethics are disturbing: the ease with which language can be twisted is worrisome,...
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Social Media and Covert Censorship by Sponsoring Popularity over Credibility

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Promoting “Likes,” “Followers,” “Regards,” and “Claps” based on Mainstream inclination; the Embodiment of Suppressive Censorship A“like” button, like option, clap, follow or recommend button is a feature in social networking platforms, Internet forums, news websites,...
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AI Test Proctoring Has Social Bias and Students’ Grading Suffers

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Technology cannot solve every problem we throw at it, and test proctoring is just one of the ones in the crosshairs. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."  ...
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Robots and the Revolutionary Loneliness Solution

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The lack of human interaction may find the solution in a robotics laboratory. "Friendship needs no words — it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. "      — Dag Hammarskjold Loneliness has always been the plague of...
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Personhood for Robots Will Destroy the Economy and Jobs or Will It?

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Robots won’t be tax-paying, and they will eliminate jobs and create a great need for re-training out-of-work humans. Who will train the humans? Automation is no longer just a problem for those working in manufacturing....
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