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How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

An Open Letter To ALL Men Who Are Uncomfortable with Hillary as President

Tony Smith | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Tony Smith

To Mark, my good friend, and to all my many men friends who are uncomfortable with Hillary as President, Looking at our candidates purely on the bas...

The Future And Artificial Intelligence: A Reluctance to Recognize Elon Musk's Demon?

Dennis Curry | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology
Dennis Curry

Just over 65 years ago, Alan Turing famously posed the following question: Can machines think? In Computing Machinery and Intelligence, Turing investigates the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the idea that machine-based life may indeed meet or surpass the boundaries of human intellect.

A Facetime Eulogy

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sister Jenna

Today, I found myself in a most unusual position of giving the eulogy at my father's funeral through FaceTime while riding a train to New York City.

Things Your Future Self Will Thank You For! 

Bernard Hiller | Posted 09.25.2016 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

You go along life either with some sort of intention or simply drifting with the tide. How do you plan for your future? Well, the answer is not just to look at where you want to be, but rather - who do I need to become, to live the life I always wanted. What kind of qualities, emotions and experiences would I like have on my journey?

The AI Dividend: Shaping the Future of Civilization

James Canton | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
James Canton

I gave a TEDx talk on the future of thinking machines in California this weekend.The central idea of my talk was that we could be entering an era of a...

Why Companies Are Suddenly Investing Billions On Their Workplaces

Mark C. Crowley | Posted 09.19.2016 | Technology
Mark C. Crowley

What's to become of the traditional work office? Is it possible that communications tools like Skype, and Google Hangouts will have the eff...

4 Ways To Stop Worrying About Your Future

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

The following four steps are an introduction to investing in inner insurance. They will get you started on the right path for developing the healthiest mentality possible for the future.

News in Motion: How Video Is Affecting Journalism

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 09.14.2016 | Media
Jonathan Savitt

Though the exact beginning point of journalism can be debated, one aspect of the field that remains a constant is the continuous evolution of methodology and process. What is considered news? How are stories shared? What makes reporting ethical or unethical? These are just a few of the important questions that have been refined over time.

The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

Flying High with Drones

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Everyone seems to be talking about drones these days. Are drones the wave of the future? Are they dangerous? Do they cause an invasion of our privacy?...

The Future Is An Act Of Creation

Jay Coen Gilbert | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Jay Coen Gilbert

The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. . . . a place that is created . . . first in mind and . . . next in activity....

Reasons for Denying Climate Change

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece will be running in newspapers in Virginia's conservative 6th congressional district. Everybody has reasons not to want to believe what sci...

A Transhumanism Presidential Campaign Trail Dispatch

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for my transhumanist presidential campaign. I'm excited that transhumanism -- the social movement that aims to use radical science and technology to improve the human species -- continues to be represented in politics in a major way.

Bridging the Gap Between Entrepreneurs and Developers

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Shinjini Das

Be completely honest. Either you are an entrepreneur or your friends are entrepreneurs who have had some serious struggles securing well-trained, effective, knowledgeable, and most importantly, affordable developers.

The Future Of Education: We Live In A Social World

Sir Ken Robinson | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Sir Ken Robinson

Education is a dynamic system, not a static one. It's not an impersonal, inert engineering system; it's constantly in flux. It exists in the actions and activities of people every day and is subject to all kinds of conflicting forces and fluctuations.

Why Build a Copy of Europe When You Can Build a Better Country in America?

René Zografos | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
René Zografos

The following post is from an interview I had with Maria Ludvigsson, an award-winning columnist writer in the Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet. This is also an excerpt from the book Attractive Unattractive Americans, which are available in bookstores now.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Awakens the Importance of the Human Spirit.

Yuhyun Park | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Yuhyun Park

What is a human being? A human has three components: body, mind and spirit. What is the most important component of a human being? In other words, wh...

Pokémon GO Defines the Future of the Web

Advertising Week | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Colin van Eenige, Creative Developer, DPDK Pokémon GO has quickly become the most used mobile game in history. With a simple, yet revolutionary c...

What Is An Atheist ?

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

"So shall I do to the freshest things now reigning, and make stale the glistering of this present" (TIME, as the Chorus in The Winter's Tale by Shakes...

Is Nomadic Living The Next Salient Lifestyle Trend?

Timo Kiuru | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Timo Kiuru

Being an entrepreneur who works internationally and lives outside of my "home" country is not always a bed of roses and last week it definitely had me frustrated. Due to my business and work history, I have a few different bank accounts in different countries but have decided to keep my company's home base in Finland, the country where I was born.

A Perpetual State of Positive Paranoia

Randy Pennington | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Some leadership "gurus" tell you that positive self-talk and motivational encouragement will equip you to ward off the fear and distrust. I suggest a different approach - you should adopt and exist in a perpetual state of positive paranoia.

The Cell-Made Man: Menswear & Cellular Agriculture

Joshua Katcher | Posted 07.18.2016 | Style
Joshua Katcher

When Fortune Magazine announced that The North Face's "Moon Parka" collaboration with Spiber would hit shelves in Japan (for the handsome price of $10...

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

James Canton | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
James Canton

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potenti...

Airports And Sustainability: A Vision For The Future

Harold Stark | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

As the world nears a future with fewer resources and greater demand, creating a sustainable world that preserves and enhances the productivity of the ...