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Since our lust for progress and innovation is beginning to break the system, let us not fight the future but rather seize the chance to embrace a better system with more fulfilling occupations.
Researchers from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and IBM published groundbreaking research on electronic material that has the potential to revolutionize modern technology.
I don’t want to be contactable at every instant, or ever-present in the virtual world. We have adopted a new lifestyle without giving enough thought to what it means to be constantly sharing aspects of our lives on our thin simulacrums online.
In 1930, Keynes had predicted that by the century’s end technology would have advanced sufficiently that developed countries like the United States and Great Britain would have achieved a 15-hour work week. While it is true that technology has led to massive gains in overall productivity, a three to four hour workday simply hasn’t materialized.