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Quote: Schwab on the fourth industrial revolution

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Quote: Flusser on 7 deadly sins

                Related: Vilém Flusser – 1988 interview about technical revolution (intellectual level is lowering) Vilém Flusser — Television Image and Political Space in the Light of the Romanian Revolution

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Farage: We face the prospect of mass civil unrest, even revolution

EuroParl European Parliament, Brussels, 9 May 2012, Speaker: Nigel Farage MEP, Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Co-President of the ‘Europe of Freedom and Democracy’ (EFD) Group in the European Parliament.

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Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Rory Sutherland TED “Waiting seven minutes for a train with a countdown clock is less frustrating and irritating than waiting four minutes, knuckle-biting, going ‘When’s this train going to arrive?’” (Rory Sutherland) The circumstances of our lives may matter less … Continue reading

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Hubris: The Psychological and Spiritual Roots of a Universal Affliction

Michael DeWilde ceibs.edu Introduction The topic of hubris in business and among businesspersons has been taken up in earnest at least since Richard Roll’s celebrated article laying out the argument for a hubris hypothesis in 1986. In the twenty-five years … Continue reading

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University of Texas researchers design chip allowing mobile devices to see through walls

Madison Rupport EndtheLie As unbelievable as it sounds, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallashave created an imager chip for mobile devices which would turn an ordinary cell phone into something which can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper, … Continue reading

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The ‘getting’ of Assange and the smearing of a revolution

Source: John Pilger The High Court in London will soon to decide whether Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual misconduct. At the appeal hearing in July, Ben Emmerson QC, counsel for the defence, … Continue reading

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Michio Kaku: The Biotech Revolution (BBC)

BBC/Evolution Documentaries Broadcast (2007) Genetics and biotechnology promise a future of unprecedented health and longevity: DNA screening could prevent many diseases, gene therapy could cure them and, thanks to lab-grown organs, the human body could be repaired as easily as … Continue reading

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“Synthetic Life?” The New Industrial Revolution? (Bioethics Seminar)

Hastings Centre Will biological engineering usher in a new industrial revolution? Gregory Kaebnick, a research scholar at The Hastings Center, leads a bioethics seminar on synthetic biology. What is it? Where might it lead? What ethical questions does it raise?

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Vilém Flusser — Television Image and Political Space in the Light of the Romanian Revolution

Lecture, Budapest, the 7th of April, 1990. Related: Corbett Report: Episode 223 – Revolution Impossible?

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