One of the common themes of life today is that it’s getting faster. It’s not that time has actually sped up, rather the rate of change in society has sped up. This is really happening; it’s not just crotchety old men pining for the days of martini lunches. One way to measure this trend is… Continue reading Things Are Getting Faster
I was reading an old (1966!) New Yorker interview with Buckminster Fuller when I came across this gem: …”But, of course, the university itself won’t be anything like what it is now. We’ll get rid of all the teachers who are just holding on to their jobs in order to eat—all the deadwood, which is… Continue reading Everything Old Is New Again: Vol. 47
Drones. Not just for the military any more and coming soon to a neighbourhood near you. As a service.