what sorts of errors could cause extinction of human race?

Hypothesis : I ask people whosei I sped to explore the hypothesis that extinction would be the biggest errors we (today veging on) 8 billion human brains have ever made. What kind  of error would it be? By defintion this  would be  intergenerational "systems mapping" error - primarily between grandparents, parents and youth. While interested in listening to your assessment of the soyces of error- I believe it helps to see that it would be atraingularistion error:biggest maths mistkeinvestment mistakeeducat...

It is my other hypothesis that not enough people yet know of the intellect challenge that the goats of matks wanted their legacy to be : what goods can humans unite with 100 times more tech per decade.100 times per decade is teh scale of innovation von neumann in 1951 asked my father to coach economisc jouranlists in. Lets consider .the expoenetailly equivalent question- how do our decisoon system scope with 25 times more chnage every 7 yeras. I note that after the first 7 yeras of berners lee web, bill gates published a book the way ahead. Acore hypothesis of that book : always less change than people expecet hapens in 3 yeras aalways more in 7 years. Matmetaically that confirms an significantexpoenetial chnage rate is at play. What would that mean to a dmeocracy that hosts elections every 4 yeras. It woudl mean that the wors possible development system would be yo appoint a leader for 3 yeras yo make all the bigest decisions for you; then because not enough had happened stage a yera of hatred debates before chossing another elader to again be ominpotent for another 3 yeras. This is perhaps the mother of all inconveneinet truths. 

Before I go futher I would like to ask those who have lost parents - drd any remembrance parties help you learn something about your mom or dad that you had not wholly understood. Maybe its a reflection of ny own flaws bu there were 4 huge learnings for me when my father died in 2010. One of tehm started 2 weeks after dad's death - Glasgo University Adam Smith scholars had become his last prohects main partner. How did the billion poorest asian women contribute to the greatest human development miracle of all time since 1970. For those who see either one of Adam Smit's 2 books as wgere the study of economics first came together, what I do=idnt know before june 2010 was that adam smith was already doing postgraduate studies at oXoford at the age of 16, and had matriculated Glasgow University age of 13. As well as the debates on economics andthe validity of market pursposes Adam rase, he asks questions about the whole classroom education system - particularly from 11 up. When you k=look at his first hand exeprinec not only for hi=imself but as someone paid to tutor a few lucky young men, it is clear that he sees the whole emire education system from 11 up as one designed to dfail kids ; one incapable of failig itself. At oxford he states professors were eesigning siloised systems for the conveneience of the it own lives as hierachy rulers and ones currying favor with london's bureucrats. Oxford of teh 1750s was nothing to do with designing what futures do youth need.

A secind remembrance party occurred a few months later at The Economsit Boardrom. There I was tod taht father was a one of a kind geneius : the likes of which jouranalismonly saw oce in a generation. It was imploed this was why The Economistof since 1990 hadnt been prepared (more than other media) for banking crsies like sunprime, peace crises like 9/11, etc. I really beg to deather. I urge people to be aware of csik flow research. His conclusion thsoe we label aas geneuises asre simply thse who maximised how much of their own lifeteime they spent at the exereiential edge of a servive uniqueness they developed to and with other people. In my dads case nobody between 1945 to 1990 saw more info crss his desk verifiable with interviews of many of thsoe who made world imoacting decisions. I am not that happy with those (eg dads friend Srah Butle-Hogg) who call dad one of the influencers of how globalisation was designed. Motovated by von neumna question - father wa was concerend with teh worldwide integration of every community into our race's futures for betetr If you accept this view of what drove mt=y afther's curiosity its times to discsuss whe two of teh 5 driecsr of precebting extinction are : how we speand learning and etcahing time of under 30s and of over 30s. Lets make a lits og what all this means f=if over 30s action learning is to help under 30s be the first sustainability gen not teh first exticntion gen

It goes back to neumanns or bill gates question --in fact I think that if we start it may be useful to review 7 yera periosn ad as early as 1963. By now father had spent a decade applying neianns question - he had found at least 5 cooridorts whose future histiry was now taking on chalenge of 00 tiems nore, Bu alsoe the death of kennedy chnaged so many things at a time when instatatenous televion briadcasting was influencing belifs in far more draatic ways than ever before

h

Views: 8

Reply to This

survey 1of child centric education

IF SCHOOLS were child centric they would make age relevant interventions:

if anyone is illiterate at age 6 it only takes 90 days to change that - best of all a literate kid can be main helper in 20 minute session - see sunita gandhi

finacial literacy would be practicsed from age 8 - see aflatoun ( works in 100 countries

from age 10 pre-teens would have access to pfysical and mental health studies designed peer to peer -see Lancet

no kid would leave primary school without knowing how open space meetings/teamwork is facilitated

teachers would be celebrated for clarifying which skills involve experiential learning not classroom examination - while there is some recognition that music and sports involve practice, its shocking that coding isnt valued this way ..

==============

Do you have life-changing moment to share? - what was it and what did you think or do differently after it?

example until 9/11, i assumed that (good) futures are happening somewhere in the world and would be searched out so that all could communally replicate them;  === 9/11 caused me to question whether global connectivity will give us time to find sustainable solutions for our kids- i became particulaly interested in places where good education leaps appeared but did not get app'd the world over - one example actually goes back to my favorite 1990s advances in schools that a small cliuster of new zealand schools pioneered - download it here https://oiipdf.com/download/the-learning-revolution

i welcome discussion of this book's parts at any time rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk if you have a solution every community that develops youth could be cooperational

in 1984our book with economist editors 2025report made the case for 40 year commitment to every child identifying own skils dashboard and maximising AI curation of this- we valued this as sustainability critical worldwide cooperation - we see no logic for changing this concern

== we live in an age where most up to half of knowhow of techforgood changes every 3 years - we needed mindsets for exploration not for being standard examined; a nation that makes its college students its largest debt class is likely to collapse economically socially environmentally if web3 is designed for celebrating sustainability cooperation; and if web3 is not designed for neough yout to linkin the first sustainability generation then we are all heading the way of the dodo

I am learn to learn

chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk  

TECH - What is IT? and which exponential multipliers most impact human and natural futures?

AI   >. silicon chip singularity (ie when one chip > one brain in pure analytical capacity) - science fictiion no moore

who programs the ai - the race to include lost voices eg girls- the world of statistics re=-examined like never before (eg previously mass statistics very weak at coding meaining from numbers)

Biotech  >> Affective science (loveq and emotional intelligence remains human's unique edge over artificials for at least 10 more years!)

Some people say that Virtual or Augmented Reality has advanced at its best so far in last 12 months that there are hardly any qualified teachers only pioneering explorers- does this matter - well its VR which is your gateway to web3 - intead of just a mobile device you will like wear  a visual sensor system; equally others argue that you shouldnt worry about how fast you put googles on - what you should want is to take back ownbership of what you spend time creating virually- look at the small print of the big platforms you probably dont own anything without them..maybe this is a generation issue bu interstingly the met-generation can now work on chnaging anything that old systems are destroying (eg climate) ...t 

 IOT which things will now have brains and be as mobile connected as you are

Crypto - can communities celebrate financiang their own most urgent sustainability cooperations? if they dont who wil?

Cyber >> Drone - opportunities and threats of public spaces- first in spaces like the arctic circle if we dont use drones we will get no warning before the big meltdown

-the mkist memorable western campus event i attended in 2010s was tufts colllaboratory summit convened mainly by arctic circle youth under 25; 

one of the main debates how to help teachers in arctic circle schools empower their students to use virtual reality to visit other arctic circles schools communities; many of the changes and solutions are analogous; I am reminded by educators leading the compilation of virtual realty libraries of the DICE acronym - a reen might want to do something dangerous like climb everest, why not VR simulate that? there are impossible things a trainee doctor will never be able to travel inside a humans gut but that can be VR'd; there are catastropghic simulations - you would rid the world of bees just to test if donald is wrong about nature being more powerful than he is, you can simulate it; or the future of smart tourism may be curation of what a community is proudest of being visited for - this way ecotourism, cultural appreciation exchanges can be twinned to maximise celebration of each other- and by the way friends of the tourist can join in virtually- of corse this raises a metaverse question - that Hong Kong is leading the world on

being 100% public - good and bad hacs- note context matters - context 1 smart city context 2 isolated vilalge no moore context 3 make a huge land safe at borders

3D printing aka additive engineering

Big Data Small by market tech sector Leapfrogging

Nano cf einstein - to innovate science model more micro

Blockchain

Downloads from MIT Innovations journal

Volume 2

Volume 1

downloads library 1: MIT innovations journal special issue youth economics opportunities

© 2023   Created by chris macrae.   Powered by

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service