Jo belonged with Laurie – we all know it. The Little Women ending that should have been.
Many political candidates are asking us to imagine a very different future than the species has ever confronted. From Andrew Yang’s pitch for UBI in a world where the biggest […]
Humans are diminishing the Earth’s resources far faster than nature or technology can possibly replace them. We can stop, anytime. But it seems we won’t, not without a revolution. I […]
“Not a dollar more than legally required.” This was the answer that Mitt Romney gave to a journalist’s question about how much he paid in taxes. He said it with […]
There’s a girl I knew, in the strange way of the Internet. Named for a flower, she is the daughter of a man I met on a defunct writing site…a […]
Are you a glass half empty or glass half full person? What if it’s a jar of broken glass? Spread there, for you to step on? This is a question […]
Democracy Earth Foundation just announced the 1.0 Alpha release of its blockchain-based voting platform, Sovereign. The founder, Santiago Siri, is a developer’s developer, with legions of fans around the world, including […]
What a difference a day makes.
Today I read the last words of a reporter who blogged his own death. His name was Mark Mooney, and I don’t know what kind of reporter he was in […]
The first person to call me a tomboy was Cathy Lidisky. “Me and Sandy are tomboys, aren’t we?” she said, as if sure of my agreement. We were in sixth […]
Not long ago an Argentinian hacktivist posed a simple question to his 53.6k Twitter followers, a question probably posed in similar vein by Socrates in the agora more than two […]