Digitally enhanced cities that use data gathering tools to improve life within cities This essay is part of a futurism series focusing on creating long-form wikis of futurism topics. Futurism’s definition: the study of trends and technologies that will create the future. Essays in this series are designed as wikis to answer key questions about … Continue reading What Are Smart Cities?
Month: January 2020
It's possible to position yourself for luck. Taking consistent and intentional actions towards a particular goal can create serendipity, or situational luck. Consistent action pays off in consequential moments because it compounds the effort used into an exponentially larger force. It takes a lot of time, typically years, but this type of compounded effort leads … Continue reading Asymmetric Opportunity
Social Proof of Work On The Internet
The internet created a new form of establishing trust in digital communities. Social proof of work creates an alternative path towards building a community credential.
Momentum & Startups
The struggle with entrepreneurship is that nobody tells you what to do. An entrepreneur starting their own company or project is forced to build their own path forward. That's part of what makes it enjoyable. There are many glamorous stories about how entrepreneurs built cult of personality companies by launching a concept and battling through … Continue reading Momentum & Startups
Social Welfare is Inevitable
What happens when society automates all the paying jobs away? Social welfare becomes inevitable.