We need this balance to the biohacking movement. Endless life and its elites, when we define it by lifetimes ending, never feel an inheritance tax.
We celebrate how the advances of the past led to great improvements in quality, quantity, and duration of life — and ignore the excesses of market-driven carryons.
Dystopian analysis thoughts for your sharp case studies and trends, Michael:
Look to the stars, and then quickly bury one’s head in a box of sci-fi novels from the 1950s — or the red sands of a life-resistant planet. It screams of a new, novel kind of lazy…
Appreciate you analysis, and your definitions here most of all, Greg.
To me, self-regulation in complex systems lives above singular human agents and their behaviors. Blame and fault are stripped away as deciding factors in determining rules and limits.
Appreciate the UBI vs BMM clarification. Your talk helped frame the larger philosophical discussions, building lego blocks of new blockchain concepts and standards during lunch and continuing after the conference.
Governance and consensus can both be tested with a community of developers, akin to other open-source support networks, and with even more transparency in effect and result.
Reactive action, not excited focus. Is this why creative replies and comments are so rare? The exclamation point becomes a substitute for wit and rich, novel description of feeling or perception.
Those who stay focused and intentional on a single piece of content and the discussion around it usually offer something…
Great visualization, packed with relevance, puts the events in perspective (and reveals new ones to me) — but it diminishes powerful Chinese abuses. The current critique of AI ethics seems Silicon Valley-centric. Prominent headlines for Chinese events from March-May 2018 say it all“16 Chinese cities implement Skynet” and “Social Credit System blocks…