Why Everyone Will Pursue Liberal Arts In An Automated Future

Dec. 18, 2018 by

Automation means real human freedom. If we want to go that far. Going that far means giving up past contrivances. The main one being income-generating jobs.

Americans split on UBI

Apr. 3, 2018 by

A recent mail survey is drawing unsurprising conclusions about American’s willingness to fund a Universal Basic Income program for those who lose their jobs due to job-displacing Artificial Intelligence (AI). Note the distinction: According to the survey report, researchers did not ask

There are no lazy people

There are no lazy people

Nov. 10, 2015 by

There’s a prevailing value held by many in the US (and maybe other countries). It goes something like this: People should not get anything for free. It makes them lazy. Without working for what they have, they would just sit around

Kindness, unkindness, and genetics

Kindness, unkindness, and genetics

Jan. 20, 2015 by

I get inspired when people ask questions that stimulate improvements to our innovation.  The following came to me via a Facebook post. How do we decide which human behaviors are more desirable than others? If it’s true that our political leanings (the way