Idiocracy in America? Probably not

Anatoly Karlin’s article A Short History of the Third Millennium went massively viral, being read by thousands and getting almost 200 comments. Online, especially, there is considerable interest in ‘weird’, speculative topics such as futurology and existentialism, and these are issues that may have dramatic…

Simulation Hypothesis: Some Thoughts

Tech billionaires convinced we live in the Matrix are secretly funding scientists to help break us out of it The simulation hypotheses is an interesting thought experiment that has received more media coverage than is justified by the paucity of science that supports it. As…

Is Your Job Next?

The economic rules have changed since 2008, the old plan of gainful employment and fulfillment has been replaced by a new plan of ennui, anomie, anxiety and emptiness – a deterministic world where everything is pre-planned and predictable up until the moment it happens, where…