In its attack on the very foundations of science, Trumpism constitutes an epistemic disaster: we are facing a crisis in terms of knowledge and objective inquiry.
We don’t seem to have noticed that when it comes to the state of the nation, the Blues (and Victoria) are all over us.
And as a final thought, peace and prosperity (economic growth) seem a basic assumption in the whole set.
Tragically a momentum builds up and people feel that they cannot swim against the tide, for example, people are being forced into online banking.
An investigative piece reports that Elon Musk’s various enterprises have tapped into USD$4.9 billion in government grants and incentives.
'The only inconvenience is, that none of these projects are yet brought to perfection...'
How fact checking in a post truth age gets undone by An Inconvenient Truth
So much of our media news is dire that I thought it would be good to start the year with a story of virtue and prosperity.
What the Copenhagen study doesn’t appear to mention is the disturbing fact that prolonged use of social media cuts down on our 'eyeball time'.
Given the opposing views of this muddled debate, is there indeed a STEM skills shortage or surplus in the workforce? I would argue that the answer is 'yes' for both.
Of course, technology is less to blame for the world's ills than human choices as to how we use technology.
Bitcoin can't continue to be the criminal currency, particularly for monetizing ransomware viruses. It's crucial that the Blockchain becomes a place criminals don't feel secure.