Archive for the ‘economics’ category: Page 174

Dec 16, 2015

Carlota Perez: In the midst of ICT revolution: next revolution 30 years out |

Posted by in categories: business, computing, economics, finance, governance, innovation, policy, robotics/AI, science, strategy

Economist Carlota Perez talk about the future of ICT.

Dec 15, 2015

Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think

Posted by in category: economics

Several European countries are moving to adopt universal basic income schemes in the next few years. If any of them come to fruition we could finally get an answer to one of the most exciting questions in economics: whether basic income is the best way to end poverty and the welfare state:

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Dec 14, 2015

Jeremy Howard — ‘A.I. Is Progressing So Fast We Need a Basic Guaranteed Income’

Posted by in categories: economics, robotics/AI

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Dec 7, 2015

China Aims to Retool Its Manufacturing Industry with Robots

Posted by in categories: economics, robotics/AI

China needs advanced robotics to help balance its economic, social, and technological ambitions with continued growth.

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Nov 30, 2015

Meet Zoltan, the presidential candidate who drives a coffin

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, economics, geopolitics, life extension, transhumanism

Excited to have a full feature on the BBC homepage on transhumanism and my growing presidential campaign. Transhumanist Party, speech at the World Bank, Immortality Bus, and universal basic income issues discussed:

Not many politicians running for the White House promise to end death. But not many politicians are Zoltan Istvan. Tim Maughan meets a man travelling America in a giant coffin-shaped bus to make his point.

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Nov 20, 2015

Offer networks: a new paradigm for developing an intelligent sharing economy

Posted by in category: economics

Transitioning to a Post-Employment, Post-Scarcity, Post-Money Economy in Which Collective Human and Machine Meaning Making Reigns.

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Nov 16, 2015

Lessons from the PC video game industry — By Chris Dixon | Medium

Posted by in categories: business, computing, economics, futurism, internet, media & arts


“The subtitle to this post is a variation of William Gibson’s famous remark: “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” An obvious follow up question is: if the future is already here, where can I find it?”

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Nov 5, 2015

The trust machine | The Economist

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, economics


“The technology behind bitcoin could transform how the economy works”

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Nov 3, 2015

Finland prepares universal basic income experiment

Posted by in category: economics

Pack a heavy coat, folks, we’re going to Finland. The Finnish Social Insurance Institution, also known as Kela, has begun work on a proposal that would guarantee a basic income to every citizen of the small Nordic nation. This system of a universal state-facilitated payment delivered to every Finnish person would transform the state’s welfare system and potentially provide a blueprint for other countries looking to build a different kind of economy.

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Nov 2, 2015

The world just got closer to a ‘hypersonic space plane’ that will transform ‘the economics of space’

Posted by in categories: economics, space travel

BAE just bought 20% of Reaction Engines. That’s a good indication it’s gonna happen!

BAE Systems, one of the world’s biggest aeronautics and defence firms, just made a significant investment in Reaction Engines.

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