We are in a paradox, first amassing big data to intercorrelate everything and tying all the data sets together into one giant machine (Mirowski ). At he same time we are missing the big thing going on - the undoing of the planet - that we needed to know. The who, what why and when … Continue reading Post # 2051 big data vs unique event.
Provocation # 174. So far as I am aware, there is no plan proposed by anybody that deals with the social disruption of climate breakdown and the social disruption of trying to prevent that disruption in anything like implementable detail. If you know of any please let me know. email@example.com' The Green New Deal proposed … Continue reading Post # 2023. No plan for the societal side of climate change
Another wild card. https://e360.yale.edu/features/air-pollutions-upside-a-brake-on-global-warmingpollutants Suggests that stories with crossing implications will cancel each other and we will get no policy and continue to drift until surprisingly unexpected effects emerge.
What is the chance that the middle class is an artifact, first (early empires 1000BC and more) of elites trying to milk the peasant ( trapped) population of their surplus through the use of a literatte bueucracy, and that has with time morphed into the GI bill after ww2, educating many to middle management now … Continue reading 1924. middle class an artifact?