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Over the past year, Facebook users may have done a double take on seeing ads for Alleradd, a cognitive enhancement pill that sounds a lot like the prescription drug Adderall.
Alleradd promises users the same kin…
The brain enhancing drugs are coming… We better start thinking about the consequences!
The word “foresight” is defined as the ability to see ahead. It can be fun, however, to consider the literal definition as well, which is “before seeing.” What happens before seeing? At the #UNDP4Future event in Istanbul, we demonstrated a variety…
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There’s only 36 hours left comment on the FCC’s proposal to allow for Net Neutrality-shredding “Internet fast lanes” that let phone companies to pick Internet winners and losers—it’s time to act.
10 Companies That Control Almost Everything We Eat
Hayley Peterson, businessinsider.com
The graphic focuses on 10 of the world’s most powerful food and beverage companies: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Unilever, Danone, Mars, Mondelez International, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nestle, and Associated British Foods.
This is an interesting image visualizing the direction some key supply structures for humanity are moving in. There are of course a number of questions around the future of food and nourishment connected to these kinds of structures e g around future availability and pricing, future quality and nutritional value and future power relations.
Foothill grad earns degree entirely online
A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate’s degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate from Foothill College Friday, June 27.
From his home in Mendocino — or occasionally sitting in a Mendocino café or library — James Sommermann completed 23 Foothill classes online in music, English, statistics, Spanish, psychology, anthropology and geology.
He will enter the University of California at Berkeley this fall with hopes of double majoring in music and English.
Foothill offers all-online associate’s degrees in 18 subjects as well as an array of all-online “certificates of proficiency.” College officials said they have no way to track the number of students earning all-online degrees but that online classes accounted for about 27 percent of last quarter’s enrollment.
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We will not go out and get a ‘real’ job because, frankly, the real jobs don’t exist yet.