Global Mega Trends to 2030 Report Outlines Automated Future of Transhumanism

Global Mega Trends to 2030 Report Outlines Automated Future of Transhumanism By Daniel Taylor Global Mega Trends to 2030, a recent report from the business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, paints a picture of an automated transhuman world. The top trend is transhumanism, which will drive “technology-driven evolution at an unprecedented speed of change, propelling deeper questions into what it is to be human”. Other trends identified in the report include an overall move to automation, virtual reality leading to a matrix-like “total reality-virtuality continuum”, a rollout of 6G, and…

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Forbes Reports How AI in Driverless Cars May Shape Where You Go Whether You Like It Or Not

Forbes Reports How AI in Driverless Cars May Shape Where You Go Whether You Like It Or Not By B.N. Frank According to one study, 82% of Americans think Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to be more harmful than helpful to humanity. Even tech inventor and proponent, Elon Musk, has expressed concerns.     Wow and scary! AI gets a bad rap for many good reasons (see 1, 2).  So do driverless cars and also for many good reasons (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7).  A recent Forbes…

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Elderly in Japan Are Wearing Exoskeletons to Continue Working Into Their Old Age

Elderly in Japan Are Wearing Exoskeletons to Continue Working Into Their Old Age By John Vibes While powered exoskeletons may seem like something out of the movies—think Alien, Avatar, Elysium, and how could we forget Iron Man—the concept has increasingly found favor in various applications, ranging from the battlefield to the assembly line and even to restore function to paralyzed people’s body. But now, elderly citizens in Japan are preparing to potentially step into powered exoskeletons so that they can continue laboring into their old age and stall retirement for…

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Another Tesla-On-Autopilot Crashes Into An Inanimate Object — Driver Cited for Reckless Driving and Endangerment

Another Tesla-On-Autopilot Crashes Into An Inanimate Object — Driver Cited for Reckless Driving and Endangerment By B.N. Frank Experts continue to warn that Automated Vehicles (AVs) ARE NOT SAFE (see 1, 2, 3, 4).  Teslas have even been catching fire and disposing of what’s left of them is an ecological nightmare. Unfortunately, some drivers still want own and operate them with the automated features turned on AND some American elected officials continue endorsing them as being a necessity. Thanks to Zerohedge for reporting about another AV mishap: While Elon Musk…

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Despite Expert Warnings and Accidents, Elected Officials Still Push for Self-Driving Car Legislation

Despite Expert Warnings and Accidents, Elected Officials Still Push for Self-Driving Car Legislation By B.N. Frank According to many experts, Automated Vehicles won’t necessarily make the roads safer – not by a long shot.  That has not deterred American elected officials who apparently haven’t watched the NOVA video, “Look Who’s Driving” and/or haven’t read recent disturbing reports on Automated Vehicle (AV) (see 1, 2).  Either that – or they simply don’t care that they are risking our lives and limbs by continuing to push for more of these dangerous and…

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Study: Artificial Intelligence Could Affect “Virtually Every Occupational Group”

Study: Artificial Intelligence Could Affect “Virtually Every Occupational Group” By B.N. Frank Most disruption predicted in San Jose, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Boulder, Detroit, Huntsville, Louisville, and more… 82% of Americans think Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more harmful than helpful.  Reports indicate there are many good reasons for this and it’s not just about massive job loss (see 1, 2, 3). Proponents insist we’ll all be okay though – we just need UBI (Universal Basic Income).  $1000/month might be okay for some, but not everyone could live off that.  For…

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To Think Or To Work? That Is The Question

To Think Or To Work? That Is The Question By John Klyczek On both sides of the political aisle, workforce-training reforms are being touted as the be-all, end-all of America’s public education system. Right-wing “school choice” proponents, such as President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, push corporate charter school programs with workforce-training curriculums. Left-wing “community schooling” advocates, such as Democratic Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Julián Castro, push “lifelong-learning” programs with school-to-work curriculums. Both “conservatives” and “liberals” concur: the purpose of public education is workforce development. It’s nice…

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“Dramatic Change” Ahead: Robots Are Coming For 200,000 US Banking Jobs

“Dramatic Change” Ahead: Robots Are Coming For 200,000 US Banking Jobs By Tyler Durden A new report by Wells Fargo & Co., warns that nearly 200,000 US banking jobs are at risk of being displaced by robots. As we’ve explained in the past, accelerating technological advances in automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning have the potential to reshape the world in the 2020s through 2030. The collision of these forces could trigger economic disruption far greater than what was seen in the early 20th century. Across the financial industry, a…

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Universal Basic Income + Automation + Plutocracy = Dystopia

Universal Basic Income + Automation + Plutocracy = Dystopia Op-Ed by Caitlin Johnstone Americans are discussing the possibility of a universal basic income (UBI) more seriously than ever before, largely due to the surprisingly popular campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang. Yang has made UBI the central issue of his platform, promising a “Freedom Dividend” paid for by a Value Added Tax on businesses which would give every American over the age of 18 an unconditional $1,000 a month to help offset the looming crisis of automation replacing US…

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Welcome to Your Driverless Future!

Welcome to Your Driverless Future! By corbettreport We’ve all seen the propaganda by now: Like it or not, autonomous driving technology is on the way. But what will that future look like? Should we be concerned about the lack of control implicit in these technologies? How vulnerable they are to hackers, both criminal and deep state? Or the fact that our entire society is about to be re-engineered before our very eyes? Join James for this thought provoking episode of The Corbett Report as he explores the road ahead on…

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