Here's a fun interview I did with my friend Jesse Michels. Enjoy!
The Computers are programming Us Machines are creating a world In which only Machines can survive Humans are left in the Dust Do we want this Gone is our wealth,
The internet is a wonderful technology. This is why it pains me to see it misused so. The Internet People are lost. Wandering in the desert of the simulation, worshipping
Today on Grain Talk I am joined by entrepreneur Sean Pawley. Sean runs a profitable maize mill in Uganda, is starting an African bank, Seshat, and is a skilled chef
In all my eons as a Neptunian Anthropologist, I shall never forget the strange case of the bipeds of Earth. The Watchers of the Screens. To say they are “different”
Two men are walking down a street in sunny Berkeley, California. They have met before, but they do not recognize each other. One is walking much faster than the other.
I have been thinking a lot about the science of creativity (David Bohm is a good resource) as well as other forms of media. Today instead of a written post
The other day I was walking down a dirt path, when I spotted a man who looked very fashionable, and he was in quite the hurry. He was dressed in
Book are disappearing. You rarely see them anymore. The libraries and bookstores are all gone. Soon books may only be available on Kindle, if at all. Videos, headlines, and memes
A good general turns the map around, and sees things from the side of the other general. If I were to destroy a great nation, one with a powerful military,
The desire for religion is as natural as the desire for sex. Technically you could live without it, but it is a very big part of life and culture. And
The news is terrible. Not only is it filled with daily deceptions to serve the greed and agendas of the powerful, the very premise is a trick. It is an
People are trained to not talk about the things they should talk about the most. What could be more important to our lives and afterlives than conversations about religion? Or
The people have no skills. All they do is consume and complain. Our economy has become a gluttony of media. Too many people are paid to sit around and talk.
I have previously written about Frameworks for Innovation, in which I described a process for innovation, and alluded to an organizational framework to aid in decision making and collaboration. Innovation
If you want to bring more innovation to your organization you are a good person. You are doing the right thing. Do not give up. Do not be dissuaded. I
I have always loved conspiracy theories. A plausible idea difficult to prove or disprove, they often spread without really taking off. They spark intrigue and curiosity and cause people to
One does not simply raise a venture fund. Perhaps you are or would be a fantastic investor. Perhaps you have a deep understanding of a realm of science or business.
There is nothing better, than a Coke. It is the perfect product. It is so many things and all of them are wonderful. Coca-Cola is a beautiful, simple, quality, affordable,
Ever since I was a boy, I have loved a good story. My father would tell me stories. My friends would tell me stories. I would read stories in books.
Imagine you are walking down a freeway. You are in the middle of a throng of thousands and thousands of people. Just walking, not very quickly, down the freeway. Nobody
People that spoke with William Shockley in the 1960s all said the same thing. They said it was like talking to God. Shockley helped invent and commercialize the transistor. A
Like many fallen organizations, Twitter was founded with a noble mission. Inspired by the brevity of the text message (itself a last-minute hack to take advantage of a few spare
I love to write. It brings me joy. It helps me think. It helps me search for truth. And sometimes it helps me connect with other people. I launched this
I am so sick of politics. Politics are suddenly everywhere. I cannot avoid them. Not long ago, I felt free. I was living a happy, peaceful, and productive life. All
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