Review of Four Futures: Life After Capitalism – will robots bring utopia or terror? ISBN:1781688133 (more)

On Cory Doctorow's 'Fully Automated Luxury Communist Civilization' (Automation) (more)

Replacing human labor with Robot or computer. (more)

When "experts" say a Recession has ended, yet Employment (Job Creation) is not rising. (more)

Robot and related program-controlled toys: build or Hack (more)

go away or I will replace you with a simple shell script! (more)

decentralized Twitter - treating it like a new Open Standards protocol for an EcoSystem (more)

Don’t Play Slack-a-Mole (Slack.com) (more)

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aka Memory Machines: The Evolution Of HyperText, by Belinda Barnet ISBN:1783083441 (more)

Past and present reads. See esp. Greatest Books (more)

In film criticism, auteur theory holds that a film reflects the director's personal Creative Vision, as if they were the primary "auteur" (the French word for "author"). In spite of—and sometimes even because of—the production of the film as part of an industrial process, the auteur's creative voice is distinct enough to shine through studio interference and the collective process... Starting in the 1960s, some film critics began criticising auteur theory's focus on the authorial role of the director. Pauline Kael and Sarris feuded in the pages of The New Yorker and various film magazines.[5][6] One reason for the backlash is the collaborative aspect of shooting a film, and in the theory's privileging of the role of the director (whose name, at times, has become more important than the movie itself). In Kael's review of Citizen Kane, a classic film for the auteur model, she points out how the film made extensive use of the distinctive talents of co-writer Herman J. Mankiewicz and cinematographer Gregg Toland... In 2006, David Kipen coined the term Schreiber Theory to refer to the theory of the screenwriter as the principal author of a film. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auteur_theory (more)

Known as The Beast (more)

James Clear: Identity-Based Habits: How to Actually Stick to Your Goals This Year (more)

John Robb concept: application of Open Source culture concepts to FourGW. (more)

Steve Blank: How companies strangle Innovation – and how you can get it right (more)

Cybernetic Organism (Cybernetics); A cyborg (short for "cybernetic organism") is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. The term was coined in 1960 by Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline.[1] The term cyborg is not the same thing as bionic, biorobot or android; it applies to an organism that has restored function or enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial component or technology that relies on some sort of Feedback. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyborg (more)

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This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Thinking Space of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO) (also a Wiki-Junkie).

My Calling: to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!

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Seeking: CTO/Chief Product Officer-type position in funded organization with entrepreneurial culture, in Chicago area. My value: accelerating business-changing product development.

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