How the Lies in Zuckerberg’s Truths, Theatrical Public Hearings, & Tech Monopolies are Shaping our Future

Most people are familiar with the story of Zuckerberg's creation of Facebook in his college dorm at the Ivy League Harvard University. By 22, he was a millionaire. And by 23, he was the youngest self-made billionaire. His name is essentially a synonym for Facebook. Zuckerberg's company is a household name that symbolizes entrepreneurial start …

How Technology is Rewiring our Brains to Forego our Egos and Tap into our Collective Consciousness

With technology as our catalyst, we are being catapulted into the future. We hear terms like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data on a consistent basis. Whether you are a proponent or opponent of these technologies, one thing is for certain, they have already taken off and do not show any signs of slowing …

Memes, like Genes, are Powerful Copy Machines used to Propagate Ideas in the Information Age

What is a Meme? Did you know that you spend much of your life copying and transmitting entities called memes? We are Ego-Centric and memes feed off of our Egos. We are biological machines and our selves, the Egos we identify with, are complex memes. Memes are symbols that carry the smallest amount of information …

Blockchain: How the New Kid on the Block will Uproot the Archaic Banking Institutions and Revolutionize the World

The only reason money has value is because we believe it has value. The U.S. currency, once backed by Gold, is now backed by the Federal Reserve. Congress created the Federal Reserve to monitor, analyze, and administer money. They set interest rates which, in the most basic sense, is the price of borrowing money. The Federal Reserve …

The Future is Now: How AI, Automation, & Sharing Economies are Transforming our World

As new technology catapults us into the future, the nature of work continues to change. The days of big pensions and long tenure are over, as the sharing economy and advancing technologies like Artificial Intelligence(AI), automation, and Machine Learning(ML) are rolled out. While some argue that automation and AI will replace jobs, others argue that …

Universal Basic Income(UBI): What it Means, How it Works, & Why it has the Potential to Transform the World

Over the past few months, Universal Basic Income(UBI) has gotten a lot of attention. The rich get richer, the middle class shrinks, and employment is less stable. 57% of global jobs are at risk from automation. From self driving cars to the retail apocalypse, we are living in an age of widening economic inequality. What …