Nnimmo Bassey is the director of the ecological think-tank Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)...

The recently concluded 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, went in the way of rituals and did not rise beyond the low bars set by previous editions. 

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Sep 08 2023

The actual risks of generative AI – extended quotes

by Peter Leyden in The Great Progression….I would say that probably even 10 years from now, if you want to get the most objective and comprehensive advice or...
Jul 14 2023

The many, many positive possibilities of generative AI

by Peter Leyden in The Great Progression…The positive counter-narrative that eventually will supersede the gloom & doom stories that are currently clouding...
Jun 22 2023

Humans aren’t mentally ready for an AI-saturated ‘post-truth world’

by Thor Bensen in Wired.com….The AI era promises a flood of disinformation, deepfakes, and hallucinated “facts.” Psychologists are only beginning to grapple with...
Jun 09 2023

The A.I. dilemma

by Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin presented by Center for Human Technology….The A.I. Dilemma.

Jun 09 2023

Fareed Zakaria on where Russia’s war in Ukraine stands — and much more

The Ezra Klein Show interviews Fareed Zakaria…..A lot about the world has changed since February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine.

Jun 02 2023

A.I. poses ‘Risk of Extinction,’ industry leaders warn

by Kevin Roose in The New York Times…Executives from three of the leading A.I. companies, including Sam Altman, chief executive of OpenAI, have signed an open...
May 26 2023

AI and the future of humanity

By Yuval Noah Harari at the Frontier Forum…..In this keynote and Q&A, Yuval Noah Harari summarizes and speculates on ‘AI and the future of...
Mar 16 2023

Why Peru’s crisis is worth studying closely by democracies everywhere

by José Carlos Agüero, The Washington Post…Ever since Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s failed power grab exactly three months ago, protests have been roiling...
Feb 27 2023

The permaweird

The Last Men at the End of History cannot sustain any sense of collective urgency for any length of time at the important scales. And mere individual or even tribal...
Feb 27 2023

Why the world feels so unstable right now

For many of us, life seems to progress smoothly and predictably for much of the time. Indeed, it seems one of our biggest concerns appears to be getting stuck in a rut....