1916. Future education

The social impact of technology is swamping the technology agenda. The result is a huge opening for those who can manage the interface between tech and society. This means an accurate overview of tech and a good understanding of history, society, law, social policy.

1913. Brain and mind

To deal with GardenWorld, human biology, anthropology, literature, history... all relevant.   The brain is not a good substitute for mind. The activity in the brain has loops through senses and musculature to the outside reality. The specification of what is in the brain thus requires reference to the external world. (See especially Piaget)

1909. Book Note: Dotan Lesham, The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Just fascinating. By Dotan Lesham: The origins of Neoliberalism from Jesus to Foucault. First Aristotle and Plato discuss the well managed estate, economia, producing a surplus, and what to do with it? Should be for leisure to do politics and philosophy, not spent on stuff. For those who say TINA here is a serious alternative … Continue reading 1909. Book Note: Dotan Lesham, The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault