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Gizmos & Gadgets: New MI Guitar is Truly Magic

June 25, 2016 – An Indiegogo campaign by Magic Instruments, a San Francisco-based company, describes a new type of guitar you can play instantly. The company’s mission “is ... Continue Reading →
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Emerging Deconstructed Nations in the 21st Century

June 24, 2016 – Back in 2013 I posted a series of articles entitled Society and Politics in 2100. In my crystal ball gazing I argued that traditional political parties would be ... Continue Reading →
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When We Die Do We Die?

June 24, 2016 – An interesting question that new research is shedding light upon, dying doesn’t necessarily suppress everything in our bodies. No we are not talking about ... Continue Reading →
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Impossible Foods May Have the Climate Change Solution for Beef Lovers

June 23, 2016 – China’s new dietary guidelines as issued by the Communist Party include a plan to reduce the country’s meat consumption by 50% by 2030.   The ... Continue Reading →

A New Cryptocurrency Joins Bitcoin in the Growing Use of Fintech

June 22, 2016 – Over the last few days I have posted articles about business migrating to the cloud and the use of digital currencies. Yesterday The Royal Canadian Mint’s ... Continue Reading →
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Litigation – The Next Battlefront in Fighting Polluters and Mitigating Climate Change

June 22, 2016 – To stop dangerous climate change humanity needs to use all the instruments in its possession. One of them is the law. As Justice Donald Rennie ruled against a ... Continue Reading →
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Business and Technology Are Migrating to the Cloud – Part 2: Digital Dollars and the Coming Banking Revolution

June 21, 2016 – Project Jasper is the latest digital currency experiment. The Bank of Canada in a experiment to develop a virtual currency describes its endeavour  as an interbank ... Continue Reading →

Business and Technology Are Migrating to the Cloud – Part 1: Blockchain and the Future of Finance

May 12, 2016 – Cloud computing, that is the recording and saving of data on Internet-based servers is today mainstream. Accounting, banking, word processing, data storage, all ... Continue Reading →

The Way We Learn Today is Just Wrong Says Peter Diamandis

June 19, 2016 – Learning in the 21st century – not the same as methods taught in school when I was a youngster. Learning happened in a single classroom with one teacher ... Continue Reading →
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Two Charts Tell the Story of Climate Change in the 21st Century

June 17, 2016 – According to the latest data from the atmospheric observatory on Mauna Loa we can say goodbye to carbon dioxide (CO2) levels below 400 parts per million (ppm) ... Continue Reading →