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Tyler Cowen: Be suspicious of stories

A contrarian view of stories by the ever insightful Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen: Be suspicious of stories

A contrarian view of stories by the ever insightful Tyler Cowen

Why the ephemeral is here to stay 
I’m very ambivalent about the trend towards technological transience - should authenticity be ephemeral?

Why the ephemeral is here to stay

I’m very ambivalent about the trend towards technological transience - should authenticity be ephemeral?

Don’t worry it probably can’t get out of that fiberglass cube although that certainly wont help the nightmares

Unsure robots make better teachers than know-alls
A robot demonstrates that, when teach, it is better to stumble than to be a know-it-all

Unsure robots make better teachers than know-alls

A robot demonstrates that, when teach, it is better to stumble than to be a know-it-all

REASONS FOR OPTIMISM
As an inveterate optimist, I love the curation of Reasons for Optimism

REASONS FOR OPTIMISM

As an inveterate optimist, I love the curation of Reasons for Optimism

I’m sure if I understood Japanese she would be saying something much less terrifying than what I hear when I stare at her flapping psuedo-skin and horrible multidirectional arms. 

terrifyingrobotupdate:

Actroid F will stay at your bedside. She will be there when you wake up from the coma and when you go back to sleep she is here to help and make you feel better like a human being again after your long traumatic experience in the hospital. Who better to wake up to than Actroid-F especially since your whole family died when that predator drone took out your house.

The Passion Economy 
Moving from efficiency to passion as a driver of economic performance

The Passion Economy

Moving from efficiency to passion as a driver of economic performance

Occupied Real Estate (by Not An Alternative)

Jackie Evancho - Angel (from PBS Great Performances)

Am I the only one who has never heard the amazing singing voice of 11 year old Jackie Evancho?