If humanity survives the rise of artificial intelligence, the ravages of climate change and the threat of nuclear terrorism in the next century, it doesn’t mean we’re home free, according to Stephen Hawking. The renowned theoretical physicist has gone as far as providing humanity with a deadline for finding another planet to colonize: We have 1,000 years. Remaining on Earth any longer, Hawking believes, places humanity at great risk of encountering another mass extinction.
Phi Beta Iota: The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) can be fully met within twenty years at a cost of 10% to 25% of the existing failed industrial-donor paradigm. All that is lacking is integrity in government which translates into integrity in commerce. Integrity would re-invent intelligence as a public service that integrates holistic analytics, true cost economics, and Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE).