James Fallows on software you can’t live without. Zizz!

The game of SET and cap set proofs

Nice overview of climate factors in Quanta Magazine.

Karl Friston and the free energy theory. Explaining everything. Douglas Adams watch out (posthumously)
In the Guardian

Cyberfuture is now at First Monday, 24 years now. Oh what a tale the archives tell!

Covid-19 is sending education online, bigtime.
Some excellent resources:

Whatever happened to MOOCs? Shigeru Miyagawa was a main figure back when,
He went from game designer to MIT prof.
Here’s an early course he created, still being offered nowadays:

Other cyberfuture topics

AI is learning to write—better than you!
-the back story: I, Language Robot

Catherine Ingram on facing extinction

Azeem Azhar is a British AI guy, highly regarded. Exponential View

Complexity: can’t get away from it in this century.
and why not subscribe to Complexity Digest’s weekly newsletter?

Working with polarization
Rebel Wisdom youtube series on polarization in society
Collective Psychology project
Healing Trauma and Spiritual Growth (youtube)
Peter Levine on chronic pain

MIT of course for breaking thoughts: MIT Technology Review

Axios is a major news clearer. I follow their China stuff, which is so relevant for every person on the globe.
The tech section is sometimes good. Technology – Axios
The Codebook section is all about security, very good and worth subscribing to the Codebook newsletter. Forewarned is forearmed! (=praemonitus praemunitus in Latin. Google that!) Codebook – Axios

Anil Dash is the CEO of Glitch and a crusader for humane technology – a voice we’re lucky to have.

And complexity, big data, that world cannot be ignored even if you aren’t doing it directly. Read at least this much every week. Complexity Digest

I can’t think how to categorize John Thackara, but he is all tentacles for world futures. I read his book In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World some years ago, when it came out, and was stricken by it. His latest, How to Thrive in the Next Economy,  is already four years old, so maybe just watching him would be good. Genuine realistic futurist.

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