Jim Collins at Catalyst 2011

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When Is It Time To Take a Risk?

The pilot episode of Fox’s “Terra Nova” provides an interesting illustration on the leadership dilemma of moving forward well and providing for a healthy future amidst a rapidly dwindling set of resources.

The Future of the World

Numbers of people, nations, economic output and war are all exponentially increasing. What does that mean for the future?

Is Technology Changing What It Means to Be Human?

The Eniac Machine

For some time I have believed that in the coming century, the biggest ethical question may be, “What does it mean to be human?” Every time there’s an advancement in biotechnology, like the woman who moved a cursor just by thinking about it, we become one step closer to a gaussian fade on the line between human and computer. Someday, they say, we may all become cyborgs.

TVs in homes decline

A new report says the number of American homes with televisions is actually declining for the first time in 20 years.