Category: UBI

  • The Age of Abundance : Quantum Compute, Fusion Energy, and UBI

    The Age of Abundance : Quantum Compute, Fusion Energy, and UBI

    Welcome to 2024, Humans. The aim is to make this my shortest post ever. To set the stage for Human + AI optimism into the new year. There may indeed be an AI Tsunami that shakes up humanity mightily… but that event ushers in the coming Age of Abundance. Whether this happens in 5 years,…

  • the Hollywood AI Writers Strike: a test flight for UBI v0.1

    the Hollywood AI Writers Strike: a test flight for UBI v0.1

    Hollywood AI. This odd portmanteau means many things to many people. Who thought it would, however, actually be the tipping point that pushed us materially towards a UBI (universal basic income) future? It all began with a simple Writers Strike. One of many issues on the agenda was “Hollywood AI Writers vs. Humans.” Astonishingly, the…

  • OpenAI: The 800 pound gorilla

    OpenAI: The 800 pound gorilla

    OpenAI, under Sam Altman’s leadership, is responsible for the creation and upgrading of: a) ChatGPT, which is, to date, the most viral software ever, having achieved 1,000,000 (one million) registered users in the space of 5 days (and now, 100 million users in the space of 60 days), and has been the darling of the…