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Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance
Chris Kutarna Ph.D.
Here is what I value, and here is the evidence that helps explain why it’s good.
Traditional computer programming involves telling the computer how to do something: First do this, now do that.
Technologies never, ever yield progress by themselves.
The single biggest question of our time is simply: What happens when the unstoppable forces meet the unquenchable fire?
Technology drives change. Does it also drive progress?
Now I’m beginning to understand that the power of doubt extends far beyond the political realm. It’s an important ingredient in all domains of leadership.
What is the “old pretense” that the persistent cry of “fake news” is asking us to give up? Nothing less than the central myth of liberal democracy.
What are our myths—the shared stories that we celebrate and share to exemplify how to be and behave? What virtues do those myths inspire in us?
Struggling to make sense of Davos? Trump? Populism?
Struggling to keep pace with the speed of change? By reframing our worlds, we can lead change instead.
Worried that we're all serving the economy instead of the other way around? You're right, and here's how to flip that logic.
Is this going to be humanity's best century—or worst? How we choose to measure progress will decide.
Overwhelmed by the pace of change? Some conscious map-making helps us navigate a new world.
Frustrated by fake news? We've been here before...
Good stories often offer stronger insight than quick advice.
To thrive in this shocking moment and navigate the future, we need to take a deep breath, step back and realize this.
Human and machine intelligence are flourishing. Is our wisdom keeping pace?
Are the relentless shocks of our present moment wearing you out? Seeing the big picture can help us all navigate—and thrive—through these uncertain times.
Chris Kutarna, Ph.D., is a Sauvé Fellow and Commonwealth Scholar and a fellow of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford.