Strategies for Raising Children and Preserving Deep Thinking Skills

Having and raising children is a critical part of the propagation of the species. Until Immortality or other reproductive options are realized, or otherwise finally engineered, it is critical to our long term survival. Children are therefore our most important resource. Continue reading

The Coming of Digital Crack…

Crack-AddictionHave you ever been in public, sitting and looking at those around you when you realize everyone around you is all looking at their phones? IPhones, Android maybe a black berry or a windows phone now and then, and now Google Glass? What is it that draws us in? The latest tweet? Instant communication with our friends or access to virtually all of mankind’s collective knowledge at your fingertips? In many ways, it is abstracting us from each other, where we are losing touch with reality or with the world around us. Many times people are so lost in the digital world around them that they don’t see what ‘is’ around them.

And it is only getting worse… Continue reading

Backward to the Future: How Advancing Technology is Stratifying Society and Making People Less Smart

future-medical-technology-283x300The 22nd of February earlier this year. A social media consultant named Sarak Slocum decided to visit a popular bar in San Francisco one fateful night while wearing her Google Glass. What happened next ultimately made her the face of the innovative new headgear. Sure enough, people started to bully her about the eyepiece. Slocum, for her part, fought back.

According to news reports, the fight was started because of the people’s fear that Slocum was filming them through her Google Glass without their consent. Slocum, on the other hand, denied those allegations, insisting she only videoed the people once they berated her for her geeky choice of eyewear. Continue reading