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Our Robot Over-Loads

If, when, and how automation might displace the majority of Americans in the work force continues to be under discussion. Recently, there has been serious debate as to whether it will happen at all…or, at least, any time soon. But…well, check out this video from Boston Dynamics. Kinda think the robot invasion is coming. Maybe…

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It could happen…

…unless we act.   That’s not CO2 in the air, it’s love. ❤️ See more futuristic cartoons like this one in our book “Cartoons from Tomorrow” available now: https://t.co/bd7NYlxFxP pic.twitter.com/Awh0w5H1rj — Futurism (@futurism) October 1, 2019

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The Green Zeph!

From Futurism.com: These Scientists Want to Bring Back Zeppelins in a Big Way, “Their proposed cargo airship is ten times bigger than the Hindenburg.” It seems you just can’t keep a good idea…or an airship…down. Airships, a.k.a., Zeppelins, were a technology that seemed to literally crash and burn over eighty years ago. Yet, they may…

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DARPA Wants An Underground Base?

Okay, this sounds like something out of a Bond movie. According to Futurism.com, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has tweeted that it is seeking underground facilities of unspecified tests. The specific tweet reads as follows, “Attention, city dwellers! We’re interested in identifying university-owned or commercially managed underground urban tunnels & facilities able to…

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Good News For Us…In Future

Fun article over on Axos, Future foretold: A new America in 2040 by Stef W. Kight. In the piece, Ms. Kight looks at the demographic changes that are remaking America. In just twenty years, she says, America will be much less white as minorities become the majority. And here’s the good news for us on…

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Yang Distresses Me

From the Editor’s Desk I am distressed by how often I find myself writing about Andrew Yang, this year’s most inexplicable candidate for President. I don’t think he should be president. He doesn’t have the background for it. He’s a successful high tech CEO, yes, but that really isn’t what you need to be in…

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Cruz is right about Space Pirates…sorta

Back in May, Ted Cruz got himself in serious trouble by defending Trump’s proposed “Space Force” on the grounds that it might be needed to deal with Space Pirates. Lots of people chortled about that. But, let’s confess, he had a point. We are moving rapidly towards the commercialization of space — at least the…

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And Steel Collar Dogs…

The other day we wrote about the rise of “steel collar workers,” and how neither the GOP nor mainstream Democrats seem to understand how rapidly robots are taking over most jobs. That’s scary, in that it means the people who are running the country appear unaware of its most pressing social and economic issues. Indeed,…

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