“Everything that we’ve done at edX has been controversial. We come from a university where things have been done a certain way for decades, if not centuries. However, at the end of the day, we must reflect the voice of the learner and do what is right for humankind.”
The determinant factor between the dystopian future and a healthy society lies in the capacity of business and government to reskill the work force. Reskilling that involves training the work force to apply new technology and strengthening the ‘soft skills’ to enhance effective communication.
The greatest source of instability in the world today is the automation of work. It also the most ignored – to the peril of our democracy. It does not have to be that way. It’s time to start talking about the opportunity.
Democracies create alliances based on the common human values of individual liberty. We should never underestimate the power of an ideal in the bond of peace.
What if Christianity in the 21st century was associated with business leaders working together to invest the capital God has provided them to solve the challenges shaping our children’s future?
The American babyboomers are the wealthiest generation in the history of the human race. Our legacy will NOT be in how much we made, saved or gave away. It WILL BE in how wisely we invested in leaving our children a peaceful and prosperous future.
Along comes an intelligent response for thoughtful young people. Cryptocurrencies are a means to stop paying taxes to a deeply broken system run by rich old men who want to milk every last dollar out of the Industrial Age and do nothing to help young people build a future in the Information Age.
If we look over the past 35 years in America, Capital is crushing Labor by a score of 708 to 15. Adjusted for inflation, business valuations have increased 708 %, while labor wages have increased just 15%.
Grandpa, you did not go home from the Elbe River empty-handed. I now make my home at the edge of the Danube, with my son whom I named after you, sharing the virtues of individual freedom you fought for with what little I have to offer: my mind, my money and my faith. Your life lives on in mine.
For 200 years the Russian Government has been more interested in threatening, misleading, confusing, and destabilizing effective governments, than caring for it’s own good people.