Technology and sociology are the weather forecasts of our Future. To have a great Future, check the forecasts!
Which is to say, if you’re planning a robust future, our chapter of Building a Person Ark today will be useful. It’s all about getting the Future right. Do that and everything else is almost cake. Not in the next day or two maybe, but the bigger currents in society that work in slow-motion year long timescales will be on your side.
We therefore consider the perspective of society-level changes. Which happens gradually, not usually overnight. How are technology changes adopted and dispersed for example. Work of four luminaries will be covered, as the rate of social progression is explored.
We can do this because the market is weak and on hold for the JOLTS report at 10 AM and the Fed Minutes at 2 PM today, we will consider the pickle traders have gotten themselves into, in our ChartPack. Look up the word ursine.
Plus, as an extra bonus, the dream world logic behind our speculation that during World War II important experiments in psychology (and transcendence) may have gone missing from the historical record. Yes, a woo-woo question brought over from the dream Realms.
At more than 8,000 words, today will be something of a deeper than usual dive. Which happens when holidays allow too much computer time… Who needs 10,000 monkeys and the works of Shakespeare when there’s one George and the Internet, eh?