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Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution 3.0

Ignacio Peña | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact
Ignacio Peña

The accelerated pace of life makes it difficult to take stock of the patterns drawn by deeper forces shaping the world. We marvel at amazing gadgets but we easily lose sight of the powerful industrial revolution that is gaining momentum.

Cities 3.0: How Cities Are Driving The Revitalization Of Our Nation

Kevin Johnson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Kevin Johnson

Cities 3.0 mayors are not sitting on our hands, waiting for the feds or someone else to solve our problems. We're embracing good ideas no matter where they come from, innovating to provide better services and building strong economies for the global marketplace.

The Heat Is On!

Anita Verma-Lallian | Posted 06.01.2014 | Green
Anita Verma-Lallian

People have probably heard more than enough about global warming -- whether it exists or doesn't -- but judging by the severity of storms over the past four months, no one can deny that 'something' is going on.

The Technology Revolution and Its Role in Our Lives

Angella Nazarian | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Angella Nazarian

The answer to "what do you want to be when you grow up?" may not exist for many of our young children today, as they will be working in jobs that have never been created before.

Global Warming: Blame the English

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

As we focus on what needs to be done, let's not forget how we got here. My tongue-in-cheek headline to this post aside, it's not a matter of blame, it's a matter of approaching the discussion with an understanding of the historical reality.

A Field Guide To Anti-Technology Movements, Past And Present

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

"Major anti-technology movements will be active in the U.S. and elsewhere by 2030," Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, predicted back ...

Books for Our Times: Why Nations Fail, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

Carla Seaquist | Posted 09.22.2013 | Books
Carla Seaquist

The book is especially illuminating on the ways extractive elites extract and do their harm. For example, from an extractive point of view, technological progress is not always a good thing.

The Boat Just Sailed... Somewhere

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The game to watch will be whether American higher education is nimble, creative and entrepreneurial enough to protect its core values by establishing guiding principles to keep the boat on a steady course.

Charles Babbage on Intellectual and Manual Skill

Myles Jackson | Posted 04.28.2013 | Science
Myles Jackson

Could machines replace intellectual skill as they had been doing to certain forms of manual skill?

Why Does Medieval Economic Thought Still Prevail?

Harlan Green | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Enshrining self-interest as the sole generator of wealth has enabled the wealthiest to keep 'their' wealth, via the divine protection of an 'invisible hand.'

United We Stand?

Madlin Mekelburg | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen
Madlin Mekelburg

This concept of individual supremacy and advancement in America has infiltrated even the most basic parts of our society, and is constantly enforced at every age level.

East Meets Lower East Side: Shanren Play Mountain Music at Pianos (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

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2012-2020: Where Mythologies Clash

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The decade ahead will be a testing time as it marks the peak clash between two mythologies -- or rather, two defining eras.

Industrial Policy Reconsidered

Marc Fasteau | Posted 10.21.2011 | Business
Marc Fasteau

The world's manufacturing superpowers -- Germany, Japan and China -- as well as every other advanced country except the U.K. have carefully thought out industrial policies. Why don't we?

Green Revolution Can Provide Food and Fuel

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Stephan B. Tanda

The human race will be around in a hundred years, even if oil won't -- in a big way at least. We will have long gone back to living off the land by that point, just as we did before the modern industrial revolution changed life seemingly irrevocably.

Internet's GDP Contribution Greater Than Energy, Agriculture, Mining: Study

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

The Internet is causing economic growth across the world that exceeds the pace of the Industrial Revolution of the 1800s. According to a new repor...

An Age of Radical Seeking (Part One)

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The end of the 19th century and onward was a significant period in the rise of spiritualism and mediums, general interest in esoteric matters, and the public emergence of occult movements.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Slave Reparations -- The Globalist Connection

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Ehrmann

As the debate over slave reparations continues, an exhibit on Senator Judah P. Benjamin at the Louisiana State Archives sheds light on a statesman who helped build America's slave economy.

Q&A with Manufacturing Business Expert Richard McCormack

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Manufacturing is essential to the US economy, but politicians seem clueless about that -- Richard McCormack explains why.

How Philadelphia Got Its Groove Back -- And Why N.Y. Is Jealous

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

New York became a black-hole-like force, sucking the energy from Philadelphia, stealing everything from our college grads to tourists. New York got Broadway, the UN, the World's Fair -- and baseball.

Adapt We Must: What the Dinosaurs Can Teach Us About Current Challenges

Ellen Futter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ellen Futter

If today, after many years of "business as usual," our society, our systems, and our institutions are all undergoing a kind of evolutionary burst, then how do we ensure that it yields change for the better?

Fomenting a Green Industrial Revolution in the U.S.

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When the leaders of the G-20 nations arrive in Pittsburgh, I want them to know I am fomenting revolution -- Industrial revolution. Specifically, a 21st-century burgeoning of green manufacturing in the United States.