The case for despair is made. Now let’s start to get out of the mess we’re in. “to be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing” With one breath, the friends of power told us that global capitalism was a dynamic, disruptive force, the source of constant innovation and change. With […]
As implants grow more common, experts fear surveillance and exploitation of workers. Advocates say the concerns are irrational “It was like my body was online,” he said. “It was my very own Johnny Mnemonic moment.” On 1 August 2017, workers at Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based company specializing in vending machines, lined up in the office cafeteria to be […]
What if we left behind the mirror metaphor in trying to make sense of the world? What if we closed our eyes for a moment and began to imagine what does not yet exist? What kind of a world we would really want to create? It would mean an approach to sense making in which […]
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Debunking the failed paradigm of traditional economics. This piece is adapted from a speech delivered September 30th at MIT, where Nick Hanauer won the 2018 Harvard and MIT Humanist of the Year award. I’m thrilled to receive this award from such distinguished hosts—but I won’t lie: When I was told I would be honored as […]