The True Nature of Science

When awed by the aura of science, most people, scientists and non-scientists, have never seriously thought about what science really is and what the limit of science would be. Even philosophers, who are supposed to offer answers to questions of this kind are generally very confused about what science really is. This confusion itself is not a trivial matter as many scholars might have thought so, because of the crucial position of science in the civilization, which is indeed the source of the erroneous exaggeration of the role of science beyond its true nature.

Beyond Artificial Intelligence: The Bionic Brain

Beyond Artificial Intelligence:  The Bionic Brain Elon Musk is on to something.  Could this be a road to utopia? Or not.

Five Things to Do Before Launch

Five Things to Do Before Launching a New Innovation or a New Product....

NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: On the Road to Woodstock

You didn’t need a road map or directions to get to Woodstock. An incredible buzz traveled through the air.  By some eyewitness accounts, a “half-a-million-strong” got together on Sam Yasgur’s Farm to hang out and listen to great music. 

Re-learning How to Play Global Chess: What Would Winston Churchill Do?

There is a potentially effective international response to the rise of China as a superpower, but it will require a twenty-first century Winston Churchill with vision.  In the next decade, China is likely to challenge the United States in many ways.  Winston Churchill understood the crucial value of cooperation against a common foe.  A twenty-first century Winston Churchill, with a keen eye on the global chess board, might see the proposed “Global Government Initiative” as an opportunity to create a new political alliance.

The ultimate startup? Preschool education!

At the Second Nordic Innovation Summit, held recently at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle, there was a convergence of startups from blue tech (maritime), green/clean tech, financial innovation and smart cities. But there was one presenter that made the most convincing argument of all for its standing as a startup. Helsinki International Schools (HEI Schools) is a new enterprise that is licensing its Finnish early education model to schools around the globe.

Inflation --- A Natural Wealth Redistributor

Inflation has become a scary term not only for ordinary people but also for many confused professional economists. However, inflation is actually not only an inevitable fundamental element in the market economy, but also a key to understand many important economic phenomena that have been occurring for decades or even centuries around the world. It implements mechanism of redistributing wealth in a market and around the world.