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Pivoting and Disruption @ VerdeXChange 2016

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.03.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With two kids in college and one on her way soon enough, I can't afford to go back to school. Besides, I never liked taking exams and sharing my room ...

Writing Handwritten Letters Each Month: What Will It Bring You?

Janet Kinosian | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

I'm writing five handwritten pen and ink letters to people each month for 12 months and see what comes of it. No typing as I somehow feel that would be cheating. And definitely no cards. Flat paper stationary and ink pens held with fingers. I want to remember what it's like talking to someone directly on paper with a pen in my hand.

Transhumanist Art Will Help Guide People to Becoming Masterpieces

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

When most people think of transhumanist art, they think of science fiction movies and novels. Of course, these forms of art have done much to promote transhumanism and the inevitable tech-dominated future.

Go With the Flo -- or Maybe Not

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

Because no matter how many times we're at the fridge during commercial breaks, we cannot avoid her, thanks to Progressive's carpet-bombing TV and online marketing.

Put Down Your iPad. Pick Up a Shovel.

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

I want less. I don't want to live in a laborless, atomized, assembly-line world. Call me crazy, but I would rather see a future where people are of use.

Will the Internet Fry Your Brain?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Nicholas Carr does a great job highlighting the implications of lifelong neuroplasticity -- for better or for worse -- but might misidentify the brain's most likely enemies.

Technology: The Law of Unintended Consequences

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I don't have a problem with technology; it can be a wonderful tool. My goal is not to suggest that we should reject technology, but rather to ensure that we have control over it rather it controlling us.

What I Did On My Twitter Vacation

David Hochman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Hochman

What are you doing? Quitting Twitter. TMI from Bucky Blankstein from Camp Winn-ee-saw-kee.