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This organisation is removing dams and restoring rivers | Pioneers For Our Planet This organisation is removing dams and restoring rivers | Pioneers For Our Planet

I don’t think we grow up understanding and even knowing what a healthy river is supposed to look like We’ve channelled and diverted and dammed our rivers so many times in so many ways the definition of a river is that it flows. When you think about all the things that healthy rivers give us,…

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Post Scarcity Civilizations & Privacy Post Scarcity Civilizations & Privacy

In the future we’ll be so automated that machines will be able to take care of your every want or need, and will be constantly monitoring you to make sure you have anything you could want, except of course some privacy. So today we are beginning our extended look at post-scarcity civilizations. This is going…

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Salim Ismail: How Do You Fix Civilization? | Singularity Hub Salim Ismail: How Do You Fix Civilization? | Singularity Hub

– And we’re back at Singularity Hub, here at the Expo Hall at the Global Summit with a very very special guest Salim Ismail. Salim was the founding executive director of Singularity University, was here from day one, built most of our programs in the early days. You also founded Brick House, which was Yahoo’s…

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Wolff on “The Basic Economics of Immigration” Wolff on “The Basic Economics of Immigration”

this is a response to a whole series of questions about the basic economics of immigration, given that it’s an enormous issue as created by the Trump administration, given that it’s now the excuse for shutting down the government and playing all kinds of political games, once again at the expense of most of people…

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Human Centered Capitalism – The Rise of Andrew Yang Human Centered Capitalism – The Rise of Andrew Yang

now one of the answers it seems to me is a guaranteed annual income a guaranteed minimum income for all people and for all families of our country supporters call themselves the yang gang they chant power point as rallies and wear ball caps with MATH on the front for make America think harder. welcome…

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Why ‘Free College’ Is a Terrible Idea Why ‘Free College’ Is a Terrible Idea

Since he was a kid, Michael Gamez wanted to work on cars just like his dad and his grandfather. He fixed up and sold his first used car when he was fourteen. It felt really good to build something up and sell it for a profit. The fact that I was able to do something…

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The Rules Of The Game Must Change The Rules Of The Game Must Change

The technological revolution that is taking place is threatening us with a unique phenomenon. When robots and artificial intelligence-empowered machines pass the Turing Test – that is we reach a stage where you pick up the phone and call a restaurant and you cannot distinguish whether this is a machine speaking to you or a…

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism or Jeff Bezos? | Aaron Bastani Fully Automated Luxury Communism or Jeff Bezos? | Aaron Bastani

It’s important to grasp that we have two futures ahead of us they are: Things get much better we address climate change, we ensure that automation doesn’t lead to rising inequality. Or things get much worse we have runaway climate change, where the global South is locked out from development. What if we could feed…

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