Key word is urgency

In 2019 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that we have only left until 2030 to really prevent irreversible damage from climate change. We are literally the last generation to do so and we have less than ten years to achieve the biggest transition of all times, since humans have walked on thisContinue reading “Key word is urgency”

KSR on the future of cities

“To see the climate city, look to planning texts from Holland that describe “vertical farms,” which are skyscrapers that include agriculture, aquaculture, chickens, pigs, and recycling of all waste within towers of food production. Hydroponics and vat-based food production using yeast, algae, and even meats will also be integrated into these towers. This kind ofContinue reading “KSR on the future of cities”

10 years to shape the future

“20 years ago technology was changing our behavior, like driving a car or making a phone call using the Internet. But now technology is changing us. E.g., if you wear augmented reality glasses, virtual reality helmets or brain computer interface, then the way that you are, the way that you think, the way that you’reContinue reading “10 years to shape the future”

Must read by Buckminster Fuller

“By my own rules, I may not profess any special preoccupation or capability. I am a random element. … There is nothing even mildly extraordinary about me except that I think I am durable and inquisitive in a comprehensive pattern. I have learned much; but I don’t know very much; but what I have learned,Continue reading “Must read by Buckminster Fuller”

FUTURIST: Arriving at a global fork in the road

[This was published on March 22, 2021 in the Sarasota Herald Tribune under the Moniker “THE FUTURIST] Last fall I had a couple of Zoom calls with two futurists for whom I have a great deal of respect. We talked about what we saw going on in the world, what the lasting effect of the globalContinue reading “FUTURIST: Arriving at a global fork in the road”