Q&A: Juan Enriquez, futurist, on bio-economics — bio-strategy still silent…

Q&A: Juan Enriquez, futurist, on the intersection of science, business and society Christina Hernandez Sherwood | July 1, 2013 Growing up in Mexico, Juan Enriquez didn’t consider new discoveries and scientific innovations particularly important. But now, after a circuitous route from a student at Harvard University to a Mexican peace negotiator and back to Harvard as …

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Bio-Economics

Bio-Economics & Natural Harmony Bio-Base Review: Biocapital–The Constitution of Postgenomic Life Review: Diet for a Small Planet Review: Geosystems–An Introduction to Physical Geography (6th Edition) Review: Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution Review: Human Scale Review: Intelligence in Nature Review: Low Carbon Diet–A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds–Be Part of …

Yoda: Neil Irwin in NYT Gets Its Right – Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites — Robert Steele Comments + Book Review RECAP

At last, NYT gets something right. Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites Neil Irwin New York Times, 18 September 2014 When you get past the details of the Scottish independence referendum Thursday, there is a broader story underway, one that is also playing out in other advanced nations. It is a …

Review: Economics of the 1%

John Weeks 4.0 out of 5 stars While Relevant and Pointed, Suffers from Hyperbole and Lack of Clarity, February 16, 2014 On balance, Lionel Tiger’s book The Manufacture Of Evil: Ethics, Evolution, and the Industrial System is the better book, along with those by William Greider, John Bogle, and Matt Taibbi: The Soul of Capitalism: …

John Steiner: Global Brain at Huffington Post [Don’t Laugh, Please…]

Global Brain What Is the ‘Internet of Things’? Cadell Last | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology Read More: Global Brain, Intelligence, Human Evolution, Computers, Science, Future, Technology, Robots, Internet, Internet of Things, Futurism, Technology News Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently the idea of the IoT has many definitions. Most include a world in …

Berto Jongman: John McAfee Vows to Make Internet “Impossible to Hack” + Internet/Human Intelligence Meta-RECAP [Bottom Line Up Front: Internet without Intelligence and Integrity is Noise]

John McAfee vows to make Internet ‘impossible to hack’ By Dan Nakaso dnakaso@mercurynews.com >Posted:   09/24/2013 05:38:37 PM PDT | Updated:   a day ago SAN JOSE — Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, who buried himself in the sand to hide from police in Belize, faked a heart attack in a Guatemalan detention center and …

2013 Robert Steele in HighGainBlog on Open and Secret Intelligence

Robert Steele Discusses Open Source and Secret Intelligence HighGainBlog, 4 April 2013 Robert Steele has been a prescient thinker in the fields of search and content processing for decades. Best known for his work in open source intelligence, Mr. Steele has published widely on what I call  “politico-info issues.” One April 2, 2013 Mr. Steele …

Review (Guest): The Wealth of the Commons: A World Beyond Market and State

David Bollier and Silke Helfrich (editors) We are poised between an old world that no longer works and a new one struggling to be born. Surrounded by centralized hierarchies on the one hand and predatory markets on the other, people around the world are searching for alternatives. The Wealth of the Commons explains how millions …

Bojan Radej: Complex Society in the Radical Middle

Complex Society in the Radical Middle Long Abstract – English Complex Society in Radical Middle (December 2012), Bojan Radej*, Mojca Golobič**, Mirna Macur***. University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department for Landscape Planning, 240 pp. EXTRACT Society is complex because it is composed of irreconcilable constituents. As a consequence, every important social issue is evaluated conflictingly …

Yoda: China Thinking — Rifkin Rising — Not Enough

Free, energy is.  Corrupt, governments are. The London Times: China Embraces Rifkin’s Third Industrial Revolution The London Times reported that members of the twenty-four person Politburo and senior party officials are reading and actively discussing Jeremy Rifkin’s New York Times bestselling book, The Third Industrial Revolution, on the eve of the National Party Congress on November 8th that will usher …

Search: global warming [as of 30 Oct 2012]

Global warming is normal, not an imminent threat.  Global warming, also known as climate change, is a tiny part of Environmental Degradation, top level threat #3 out of ten according to the High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change of the United Nations.  Global warming is a direct result of common ignorance, corporate greed, and …

Worth a Look: Earth Economics

Working Together To Value All Our Resources Earth Economics is a non-profit located in Tacoma, Washington, dedicated to researching and applying the economic solutions of tomorrow, today. Earth Economics provides robust, science-based, ecologically sound economic analysis, policy recommendations and tools to positively transform regional, national and international economics, and asset accounting systems. Working with leading …

Mini-Me: US Dollar Out, Yuan, System D, and Open Money In + Meta-RECAP

BRICS Move To Replace Dollar With “Super-Sovereign” Global Currency Alexander Higgins, Contributor Activist Post, 28 March 2012 As China is expected to rise to the status of a financial superpower within the next 8 years and eclipse the US economy by 2020, Africa becomes center stage in the greatest currency war the world has seen …

Review: Sacred Economics – Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

Charles Eisenstein Beyond 5 Stars, an Integrative Pioneering Work,August 13, 2011 Sacred Economics is the second book in the new Evolver Editions imprint, following Jose Arguelles Manifesto for the Noosphere. Other books in the first season include What Comes After Money, The Secret Tradition of the Soul, The Four Global Truths, The Electric Jesus, Star …