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Visionaries – 10.09.17

“Christine Peterson and Nanotechnology.” Christine is Co-Founder, former President, and Projects Director of Foresight Institute. She lectures and writes about nanotechnology, AI, and longevity. She is co-author of Unbounding the Future: the Nanotechnology Revolution(Morrow, also free online) and Leaping the Abyss: Putting Group Genius to Work (knOwhere Press, also free online). She advises the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Global Healthspan …

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Leid Stories—No Tinsel Here! It’s ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ on Leid Stories!—12.23.16

No bows, no tinsel, no fancy wrapping. Just the plain, unvarnished truth.
You’re cordially invited to our weekly celebration of information, opinions and ideas. It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories, and joy in our world is having our say about things that matter.
Call in (888-874-4888) and join the festivities!

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Kasia Tarczynska – America’s Most Prosperous Companies Get $2 Million Per Job Subsidy at Their Data Centers

Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and Facebook, America’s most well-known brands and most prosperous firms, are demanding that states and localities provide them ever-larger economic development subsidies to support their data centers. Last year these five tech giants reported nearly $120 billion in pre-tax profits, and yet they told states and localities they needed financial help to build new data centers, …