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Is capitalism dissolving around us?

Paul Mason in The Guardian:

Capitalism, it turns out, will not be abolished by forced-march techniques. It will be abolished by creating something more dynamic that exists, at first, almost unseen within the old system, but which will break through, reshaping the economy around new values and behaviours.

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Are we ruining our children by micromanaging their lives?

Clemens Wergin and his family had just moved from Germany to America, where he’d taken a new job. On the family’s first day here his 8 year-old daughter slipped out to explore the neighborhood. 427 more words

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Software Mysteries: Roll over Beethoven, let Satchmo come over!

I spent a fair amount of time in the last decade of the previous century working in the software industry (see this post for example… 545 more words

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Dr. Takeshi Utsumi: Globally Collaborative Environmental Peace Gaming

David Hays introduced me to Takeshi Utsumi sometime back in the 1980s. Both of them were members of an on-going seminar convened at Columbia University by Seth Neugroschel on the topic of Computers, Man, and Society. 591 more words

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Does Jersey City have more Creative Potential than NYC?

Can Mana Contemporary make the transition from NYCArt in Jersey City to scene weaver?

It’s time to revisit a question I posed a couple of months ago in the wake of Steven Fulop’s ground-breaking election as Mayor of Jersey City: is Jersey City a 21st Century Florence? 2,147 more words

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Work the Bottom Before You Work the Top

My father was an engineer who spent his life working for Bethlehem Mines, the mining subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel. He was a chemical engineer who was in charge of process design for coal cleaning plants, the plants that separated impurities from raw coal so that the clean coal could be used to make coke for heating blast furnaces. 237 more words

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