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  • The Capitalist’s Incomplete Account of Time

    Our capitalist system records no value for a customer’s time. How would transactions turn out if there was an accounting for time? Here’s an example of an airline ticket that would never have been sold, and 24 hours of time that would never have been lost.

  • Inflation is a function of belief

    Inflation and the electric future

    As electric vehicles rapidly become future reality, is there a better way to measure inflation and future interest rates without exposure to spikes in gasoline prices? When gasoline vehicles face obsolescence in 2035, we consider a different way of measuring inflation.

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    David Bohm: A Quantum of Truth 

    Bohm was a proponent of the “pilot wave” interpretation of quantum mechanics. There is much about the operation of the universe at the quantum realm – a quantum being the smallest bit of energy that can cause change or be changed – that we do not understand.

  • The Value of Belief: Connection Between Time and Value

    What is the connection between “time” and “value”?  Consider this: that there is no intrinsic value in money.  The only value in money is the belief that buyer and seller place in it as a medium of exchange.  Take your dollars or Euros or pounds or yen to another planet and they would have no value there.  Value is entirely a function of human belief. 

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    A Thinking Machine: Has Google’s AI Become Sentient?

    How far-fetched is the claim that Google’s artificial intelligence now possesses real intelligence, a consciousness? What would we do, if it could be proven that the machine has developed its own intelligence?  Would the machine remain our friend, or become our foe?  What would happen if we lost control of the machine?

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