Permanence is the illusion of every age.
Can change happen in an instant?
How do you bring people over to your side?
How will we handle AI and the pace of change?
We’ve always wrestled with the unintended consequences of technology, but now more than ever the pace of change is accelerating beyond our ability to understand it and control it. The fact about Artificial Intelligence (AI) is that every advancement has an adverse consequence, which is it replaces something we used to do and in so doing pulls us deeper and deeper into a permanent dependency on computers and machines which sets our humanness on a slo-mo devolutionary path.sp
Can we stay ahead of the machines?
Big Picture / Human Society / Social Organization & Change / Change
In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History by Mitch Landrieu
- In My Lifetime (sp)
- Everybody Has an Opinion (sp)
- The Tipping Point Gladwell
- What Have You Changed Your Mind About? Brockman
- commentary: Last Week Tonight
- confederacy: In the Shadow of Statues Landrieu
- death penalty: Until I Could Be Sure by George H. Ryan
- empathy: The Empathy Effect Riess
- extremes: The Overton Window
- forums: commonwealthclub, City Club
- gun violence: An American Summer by Alex Kotlowitz
- films: Participant Media
- impact: Effective Altruism
- jobs: What Color Is Your Parachute? by Richard N. Bolles
- music: I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing
- He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.
- If you can’t make your opponent’s point for them, you don’t truly grasp the issue.
- persuasion & the nudge:
- How Change Happens Sunstein
- Writing to Persuade Hall
- racism: How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss
- recidivism: 3Rs Project
- self-correction: Is Shame Necessary? by Jennifer
- love vs hate: When We Free The World by Kevin Powell
- My Plan to Fix The World’s Biggest Problems by Bill Gates
- speak out: Long Time Gone Crosby Stills Nash
- urgency: burning platform
- volunteerism: Points of Light