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The Comprehensive Blockchain Social Crypto Holdings Breakdown | EP#208 The Comprehensive Blockchain Social Crypto Holdings Breakdown | EP#208

Hey everyone Scott Cunningham [email protected] today we’re going to be taking a comprehensive look at the various major blockchain social platforms there are and we’re gonna be looking at their token economics or their cryptocurrency economics because we’re gonna be diving into how many people are holding this how much does the platform have themself…

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The death of America’s middle class: Sky-high rent, second jobs, and 1% TV | Alissa Quart The death of America’s middle class: Sky-high rent, second jobs, and 1% TV | Alissa Quart

So, we used to think of the middle class as this safe category, it was 40-hour work weeks, pensions, people worked who were teachers, professors, lawyers even. And now it’s a shakier category and that’s why I called it the “middle precariat,” as in precarious. Now to be middle class you might not be able…

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Journey to the Core of Capitalism | Jean-Philippe Vergne | Google Zeitgeist Journey to the Core of Capitalism | Jean-Philippe Vergne | Google Zeitgeist

>>Jean-Philippe Vergne: Hi, everybody, my name is Jean-Philippe. You can call me JP, I teach and do research at the University of Western Ontario in Canada at the Richard Ivey School of Business. And I’m interested in socially contested organizations. Actually, over the last couple of years, I’ve been working a lot on the global…

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How We Can Increase Economic Growth to Combat Poverty | Google Zeitgeist How We Can Increase Economic Growth to Combat Poverty | Google Zeitgeist

Fortunes are going to be made but the trick is figuring out where the risk is going to come from.’ On the one hand, we’re sitting here today without much visibility on what those risks are but we need to be able to figure out what those risks are because they will determine how successful…

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How is Technology Changing the World? | President Bill Clinton | Google Zeitgeist How is Technology Changing the World? | President Bill Clinton | Google Zeitgeist

>>President Bill Clinton: What I want to say is you have this conference about all of our connections and how we’re all tied together, and everything you say is about what we can do to make things better. It’s inherently empowering. If you read the newspaper every day, you’d think not a good thing happened…

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How Tech Giants Feed Off Capitalism’s Failures | AJ+ How Tech Giants Feed Off Capitalism’s Failures | AJ+

“Disruption and disruptive innovation” “Disruptive technology” “Great disruptive thinkers” “Disruptions and disruptors” “Disrupting, disrupting, disrupting” “And we love the word disrupt, don’t we?” Disrupt! The word on your boss’s insufferable LinkedIn profile, next to the picture of him and his Tesla. Disrupt is a tech buzzword for “making things better.” And as tech companies undermine…

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The Buran – Soviet Space Shuttle Copy The Buran – Soviet Space Shuttle Copy

The Buran – Soviet Reusable Spacecraft The Buran, meaning ‘Snowstorm’ in Russian, was the Soviet Union’s response to NASA’s Space Shuttle program. The first orbital NASA shuttle mission was on April 12th, 1981, and was a pioneering achievement, reducing the cost of spaceflight because it was reusable! The Soviets saw the shuttle as a potential…

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The threat big tech poses to democracy The threat big tech poses to democracy

IN TONIGHT’S POSITIVE AND PRACTICAL WERE LOOKING AT THE MONOPOLIZATION OF THE BIG TECH COMPANIES AND ONE MAN’S CALL TO RETURN TO THE ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT NEVER SEEN SINCE TEDDY ROOSEVELT. JOINING ME IS TIM WU. CAN YOU QUICKLY TELL US TO BITS OF THAT, WHAT IS THE CURSE OF BIGNESS AND WHAT IS THE NEW…

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Capitalism as we know it is dead: Salesforce co-CEO Capitalism as we know it is dead: Salesforce co-CEO

MARIA: WELCOME BACK. A TOP TECHNOLOGY LEADER DECLARING, QUOTE, CAPITALISM IS DEAD, THAT’S ONE OF THE BLOCKBUSTER HEADLINES FROM MY SIT-DOWN WITH THE CO-CEO OF SALES FORCE, MARC BENIOFF SAID TO ME THAT FACEBOOK IS THE NEW CIGARETTES. WE COVERED A RANGE OF ISSUES FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO HOMELESSNESS. WATCH. HOW WOULD YOU CHARACTERIZE THE…

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Hickel: Growth Is Killing Us Hickel: Growth Is Killing Us

Growth is killing us. It is the single greatest driver of climate breakdown and ecological collapse. We urgently need to shift to a post-growth, post-capitalist economy. Right now, we’re trapped in an economic system that is structurally dependent on growth – growth at an exponential rate, year after year, with no identifiable endpoints. Capitalism requires…

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