There’s a lot to think about in this article, Lew.
Thanks for sharing! 🙂
It seems to me….
“No one intuitively understands quantum mechanics because all of our experience involves a world of classical phenomena where, for example, a baseball thrown from pitcher to catcher seems to take just one path, the one described by Newton’s laws of motion. Yet at a microscopic level, the universe behaves quite differently.” ~ Lawrence M. Krauss.
Though science and technology are socially neutral, potentially capable of either positive or negative effects, I admit to being a techno-optimist believing that technology can improve people’s lives. Technology, however, cannot by itself solve systemic social problems such as socio-economic inequality. Though there have been unparalleled information technology advancements over the past fifty years, the U.S. poverty rate has remained between 13-15 percent of the population and totally impervious to any improvement.
Over the course of history, industry has advanced not only by relying on technical evolution…
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Thank you for passing it on. Much appreciated….
Very interesting and a good overview of the topic. Thanks!