Posts Tagged ‘greenfutures‘

Co-ops are the future of the American economy

Worker ownership and management aren’t cure-alls for America’s cancerous concentrations of wealth and political power. But they are viable ways to organize our economy so that those who do the work receive an increasing share, if not the full product, of their labor. This is

Getting to the Heart of Money (via Huffpo)

Link: Getting to the Heart of Money (via Huffpo) For Savitz, the work “comes from the heart and then through the head.” In addition, it is rooted in the practice of Tikkun Olam — the Jewish teaching that each individual must do her or his

Bill Gates: Food Is Ripe for Innovation (are you ready for fake meat?)

Link: Bill Gates: Food Is Ripe for Innovation (are you ready for fake meat?) I tasted Beyond Meat’s chicken alternative, for example, and honestly couldn’t tell it from real chicken. Beyond Eggs, an egg alternative from Hampton Creek Foods, does away with the high cholesterol

Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work (Om Malik)

Link: Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work (Om Malik) the challenges of the connected future are less technical and more legislative, political and philsophical. The shift from a generation that started out un-connected to one that is growing up connected will result in

Will Big Data turn us into Google-driven drones?

Link: Will Big Data turn us into Google-driven drones? But my worry stems more from how Big Data is increasingly telling us who we are and what we want. Google (GOOG) News tells us what news stories we want to read. Amazon tells us what