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The Hidden Dangers of Technology – six videos

The Hidden Dangers of Technology

Day after day, we rely on technology to help us do so much, but how many of us have ever really stopped to think about the negative impact that technology can have on our lives? The six videos below discuss various issues with different kinds of technology, as well as what can be done to reduce the harm that they can potentially cause.  Here are the titles of the six videos:-
  1. The Dangers of the Internet
  2. All About AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  3. The Problem With Smartphones
  4. All About Emotional Technology
  5. Does Technology Ruin Relationships?
  6. Why I Quit Social Media For a Year

Over 15,000 Scientists Just Issued a ‘Second Notice’ to Humanity. Can We Listen Now

"Humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere," over 15,000 scientists warned in a letter published Monday. (Photo: NASA)

“Humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere,” (Photo: NASA)

by Andrea Germanos, – Common Dreams

Over 15,000 scientists hailing from more than 180 countries just issued a dire warning to humanity: “Time is running out” to stop business as usual, as threats from rising greenhouse gases to biodiversity loss are pushing the biosphere to the brink.

Reassessing warning issued 25 years ago, the “second notice” to humanity warns of “widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss” unless business-as-usual is upended.

Deviation from the Accepted Norm – By Yvonne Sam

Deviation from the Accepted Norm

By Yvonne Sam

Experts now claim that from the age of 2 a child can know he/ she is transgendered. At birth, a child’s mind is a blank slate. He/she must be taught to think and reason properly

Clearance on Appearance

Not so long ago on a planet called Earth with inhabitants called humans, were (depending on presenting sexual organs) at birth identified as either male or female.Once a sex was assigned, we presumed the gender of the child. Someone born with a penis would be a boy and someone with a vulva would be a girl.     Continue reading

How we will earn money in the future without jobs – Martin Ford TED video

How we will earn money in the future without jobs – Martin Ford  TED video

Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming — and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do about it? In a straightforward talk about a controversial idea, futurist Martin Ford makes the case for separating income from traditional work and instituting a universal basic income.

Martin Ford · Futurist

Martin Ford imagines what the accelerating progress in robotics and artificial intelligence may mean for the economy, job market and society of the future.

Read more: https://www.ted.com/talks/martin_ford_how_we_ll_earn_money_in future_

Are you ready for corporate America’s robot economy? – By Jim Hightower

Are you ready for corporate America’s robot economy?

Robots are not our enemy – the corporate bosses, bankers and BSers who own robots are the ones doing this to us.

The singularity is coming — are you ready | Dr. Jonathan White | TEDxEdmonton – Video

The singularity is coming — are you ready | Dr. Jonathan White | TEDxEdmonton

TEDx Talks – Published on Jul 29, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Would you upload your personality if you could? What do you think of the possibility of living without a physical body? Dr. White addresses a reality that is not so far off as we might think – and what the ethical and philosophical implications of this future might be.    Continue reading

Yellowstone National Park: Super-Volcano Could Literally Wipe Out Life on Earth

Forget Trump, This Huge Volcano Could Literally Wipe Out Life on Earth

If only for a moment, this story is forcing many to put the current political chaos “into perspective”

"This story will help you stop worrying about Trump for a moment," wrote MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler. (Photo: Tom Murphy/National Geographic Creative)“This story will help you stop worrying about Trump for a moment,” wrote MoveOn.org’s Ben Wikler. (Photo: Tom Murphy/National Geographic Creative)

Yes, Donald Trump is president. And yes, he has access to the nuclear codes—a fact that has become all too vivid in recent weeks. But many allowed themselves to forget, if only for a brief moment, about the man in the White House on Thursday October 12, 2017, to hone their attention on what is potentially an even more horrifying development. As USA Today reported, new research indicates that the supervolcano resting beneath Yellowstone National Park “may blow sooner than thought, an eruption that could wipe out life on the planet.”   [Read more]

From EVOLUTION to DEVOLUTION….and believe it or not…IT’S TRUE!!! 

DEVOLUTION….and believe it or not…IT’S TRUE!!! 
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How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | TEDxYouth

How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet

Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education system diminishes creativity and confines children to a certain path towards success.

He contends that kids are taught to believe college is a necessary step in life and that it is mandatory to achieve one’s goals. His talk challenges the commonly held beliefs of our entire education structure.   Continue reading

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