To coin an overused phrase: that escalated quickly. Ushering in the New Year/New Decade with my customary January 1 just-north-of-a-coma hangover seems like a page from someone else’s life, lived a long time ago. Now, reading a constant blitzkrieg of COVID-19 coverage and pondering the long-term, peripheral impacts to come, I continue to feel hung […]
Thought I would share this video of FastFulcrum’s origin, philosophy and approach … enjoy! A gentle reminder … the $99 sale of the first four FastFulcrum courses (Remain Relevant, Developing Contextual Skillsets, Cultivating Creativity & Leveraging Intelligence) ends tonight at midnight … don’t miss out!
Transcript: Evans Mehew: Hello everyone, this is Evans Mehew with FastFulcrum and I’m very, very grateful that Joe Toscano, author of “Automating Humanity” and founder of BEACON is with me here today to talk about what he’s been up to, talk about his path and where he’s headed. So Joe, what’s your origin story? Joe […]
Neuralink & the Merge. It sounds like a 90s indie band. It isn’t. I came across this term, “The Merge” while visiting Sam Altman’s (CEO of OpenAI, [which he co-founded with Elon Musk] blog. Yonder, Mr. Altman describes a scenario in which humans have melty-melded with information technology. This entails pumping tech […]
Just another exhibit toward building the case that we live in a cyberpunk world … It appears IKEA was having trouble with ‘rug scalping’ – customers purchasing high-end, designer rugs, then not using them in their homes but rather flipping them on eBay for fun and profit. Ah, the scourges of modern society … it’s […]
I’m seeing an increasing number of articles about the merging of Artificial Intelligence with the human brain. Again, here we see what formerly would be considered just a great science fiction yarn suddenly becoming a very real thing. As I’ve said in our classes, science fiction is an infinitely broad canvas upon which to noodle with […]
I hope you’re sitting comfortably … Lexus has helped produce a documentary on master craftmanship in the age of automation that runs 60,000 hours in length. That’s going to require a lot of popcorn and a heap-ton of seventh-inning stretches. Seriously, though, you get to fast-forward over most of it … like, all but an […]