Of all imaginary crises to worry about, the spectre of automation is among the most fashionable and enduring, since the times of Ned Ludd. "About 35 percent of China's labor force is in agriculture (compared to 2.5 percent in the U.S.). There are 425 million agricultural workers (200 million farming households) in China. A little… Continue reading Drudge or Producer?
What's worse than fake news? The news that you don't see. Remember the "memory hole" in the novel 1984? We suffer from a kind of "news blackout" which heavily influences what we think we know. Many of us also, because of our own choices, see a very limited slice of the news which is available.… Continue reading Worse Than Fake News