A 12 Step Program for Economic Recovery

Based on my professional experience working with people, entrepreneurs and local economies, this is a 12 Step Program to Economic Recovery and to find our New Normal following COVID-19: We still have memory of how to run an economy (e.g. run a business, find a job) to prime the recovery pump Some keystone industries areContinue reading “A 12 Step Program for Economic Recovery”

Simple, But Not Too Simple

I have come to believe with increasing conviction that to continue drawing all political positions on a bipolar spectrum is a gross oversimplification of our reality. The world is not so simple as left and right. We are more different than that and so are the public issues. The science of psychology has clearly demonstratedContinue reading “Simple, But Not Too Simple”

How Do We Know When We’ve Reached the Limit?

Let me know if you see any signs or symptoms of reaching a threshold capacity for managing complexity, disruption, chaos, uncertainty, etc.. Network effects predicts a continuing acceleration of civil complexity and chaos. Psychologists and anthropologists say the human brain has a cognitive surplus. But surely there is a tipping-point at which the way weContinue reading “How Do We Know When We’ve Reached the Limit?”

A Methodical Approach to Designing our World for Life with AI

One of the biggest questions facing the 21st Century civilization is “how are we going to manage the escalating automation of our world so we continue to live safe, prosperous, and fulfilling lives?” In general, naturally, we are going to manage intelligence with intelligence. The intelligence we are going to use will be some combinationContinue reading “A Methodical Approach to Designing our World for Life with AI”