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  • The End of Growth

    “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” - Edward Abbey During most of the history of mankind, average incomes across the globe amounted to...

  • Computer Science as Resource Management

    Many who read about the Resource-Based Economic (RBE) model wonder how such a thing would be possible ever, especially when many consider it to be possible with today’s...

  • Why Technology Deserves a Prominent Place in Post-Millenium Development Goals Development

    Yesterday my grandfather turned 83. There he is in the picture below. The incredible half century gap between the before and after nostalgic snaps are shot next to his lifelong toy and...

  • The Gamification of Life

    “The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” Charles Kettering When I was born, there were no personal computers, no Internet, no cell-...

  • Screw Oil!

    Peak oil is a major (and justified) concern that I have come across more and more as of late.  For those who are not familiar with this, peak oil is the point where production of...