Just because we can do something doesn't mean we should. That is an expression I often quote in reference to various things people are doing and creating. When I hear about new AI capabilities and developments, it comes to mind.
Three months after Blackrock CEO Larry Fink said on CNBC that "we have a risk of a melt-up...
The CPI did much of nothing but some are cheering the rise in apparel prices and rent. Let's investigate further.
Retrofuturism shows the future produced in an earlier era. Futurism is anticipating what will come and retrofuturism is remembering an outdated expectation.
Technology can be dazzling but also debilitating to real human progress, and when I say "progress" I do not mean advancements in the world of machines but advancements in the world of people, and one does not necessarily lead to the other.
The Apple Watch is an enticing product, but it hasn't revolutionized personal health the way its cheerleaders have promised. It can track steps, but it can't see how your body is moving. It can measure your heart rate, but it can't see how you
John D Rockefeller created Standard Oil, which built up the modern oil and refining industry. Standard Oil created massive price advantages and scale beyond its competitors. It grew by increasing sales and through acquisitions. In 1868, the Lake Shor
A startling look at how U.S. immigration will add 300 million people to the country this century if immigration policies are not changed.
A U.S.-Iran war would be the mother of all Mideast conflagrations.
Several years after the making and release of the movie, The Matrix, many have come to realize that this movie was not just entertainment, it was a prediction, a very accurate prediction. The movie illustrated the overriding principle of truth, or mo
I have to confess that ludicrous science fiction films are often a guilty pleasure for me, an interest I shared with my late father and still share with my brother.
I recently interviewed survival expert Robert Griswold of Ready Made Resources. Robert Griswold and I discussed the high number of Africans coming into the United States from areas where the Ebola outbreaks are out of control.
Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering.
Last Friday, when discussing the potential consequences of what would happen if the Fed cuts rates, and why BofA believes that such an act would represent a huge risk to the market and economy, is that following the May slump, the foundations for the
A very alive Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested on Friday that while the Supreme Court has had a relatively low rate of divisions among Supreme Court justices will hold, and that more than a quarter of the court's remaining 27 rules will be decide
There were hardly any stores along the Oregon Trail (or the numerous other pioneer trails) where they could pick up provisions. They had to know how to forage their own food and cook meals out of practically nothing.
Evan Fold is a regenerative agriculture consultant with fifteen years experience in hydroponics and organic gardening. The title of his presentation is Cannabis and the Future of Foods. This is not just a cover for growing Marijuana. It's a serious