1.1 Mapping our existence
One of the building blocks of digital civilisation that we can learn from the ancients, is about making a better state through inventory.
12.2 Quantum inter-relationship thinking
If thoughts shape actions, our thoughts about how we frame the next age will shape what we get from it.
2.4 Genetically digital
As we look ahead at the code that ends up governing the humankind of our futures, our digital make-up will create ‘real time’ changes in our genetic systems.
AI may treat us just the way we treat animals. After all, we’re programming it.
5.4 Simple and complicated
The simple act of being able to shower in fresh water, set to a temperature of choice, is one of life’s most basic and enjoyable pleasures. In the 21st Century, in a world with sustainable development goals, joined-up resources, human intelligence and technical smarts, how is it still that only a small proportion of people in the world today have this luxury?
5.3 Glass half full
Where there is emptiness, so there is a heightened longing and appreciation for good. This is what makes us different from robots.s.
9.1 On invisible powers
The true sense of power code gives us can be easy to neglect because of how small it is. How about we let the robots and the hard drives with the serial numbers do the grunt work while we focus on something better.
5.2 Minimum Viable Human
We have all the datalogic we need to create a better quality of life for the digital human in the face of our own selfish prejudices and the artificial intelligence of machines.
5.1 On learning faster than the competition
No matter how fast we go, a race against machines is one humans are going to lose. Real adaptability isn’t only about speed. Maybe learning faster than the competition means asking the question, ‘What shall we do instead?’
11.1 Who wins the internet?
Facebook’s announced it’s reached a billion views in one day. Who wins the internet? We do, when we all become behavioural scientists.
4.1 On achievements unlocked
We have been thinking in ways that are becoming obsolete. if one has to pay a high price for the trappings of happiness then it follows that those least able to derive contentment from the simplest pleasures are not, in real terms, the most well-off.