Now This: Bitcoin mining alone could cause catastrophic climate change

This Bitcoin fact is a true reflection of the society we live in. Even something that does not physically exists produces CO2 at the rate of a continent. To produce you must consume.

Welcome to 2030. I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy, and Life Has Never Been Better

Just think about this for a moment. The models of contemporary life, its institutions, the language, every interaction and relationship, would change. Would there be an imperative to conform? Would we become drones in a self perpetuating machine? Would we care? If our basic needs are met, then the power structures that propel us through contemporary life would melt away.

Thousands of Swedes are inserting microchips into themselves

While I find the Swedes optimism towards this kind of technology refreshing. Recent scandals around Facebook and Cambridge Analytica would give me serious concerns about how this technology is used, or more specifically used against us.