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The Way We Interact

July 1st, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

We typically talk to our computers through a set of buttons that transmit one letter of a command at a time, a mouse that can select whole words or phrases, and a smallish glass-like window where we see what we’re saying. We typically do...

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The Future Rushes Ahead

March 29th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Environment & Energy

It has been a while since a blog entry, not because there is nothing to say, but because there is too much. William Irwin Thompson, the great historian, philosopher, futurist once said that history was accelerating at such a rate that world-changing events would...

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Should we be Optimistic?

February 25th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society

A number of the futurist email lists I belong to have been full of questions about how optimistic we should be about the future. Some of the discussion is about whether Ray Kurzweil’s predictions will come true as soon as he thinks (will we...

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