This Is How Systems Collapse

May 30, 2020

Flooding the financial system with “free money” only restores the illusion of stabilityI updated my How Systems Collapse graphic from 2018 with a “we are here” line to indicate our current precarious position just before the waterfall:For those wh…


Future Fibre: The Commotion Wireless Project

May 29, 2020

The Commotion Wireless Project, once dubbed as an “Internet in a suitcase”, is one of the original tools designed to deploy decentralized mesh networks.
Today’s issue of Future Fibre could also double as a Future Tools issue as the focus is not so much on a community initiative, but rather on a tool that can be used by communities to help address connectivity issues


First the Deflationary Deluge of Assets Crashing, Then the Tsunami of Inflation

May 29, 2020

Once the pool of greater fools dries up, stocks crash regardless of what the Fed does or bleats.The conventional view is the Federal Reserve creating trillions of dollars out of thin air will trigger inflation. Not so fast. Yes, creating…


Are we witnessing an ideological collapse?

May 29, 2020

This crisis keeps hitting us in waves. While each wave advances rapidly, there is a sense that we’re witnessing a disaster in slow motion. Our perception is skewed because we focus on one failing system while many more falter out of sight or are not noticed until we look.


Social Media’s Plantation of the Mind

May 28, 2020

The Company Store is open, buy whatever you want on easy credit, and don’t forget to take an approved narrative with you.I’ve been discussing the neocolonial-plantation structure of the U.S. economy since 2008, and now this model has reached perfection…


Can AI prevent future pandemics?

May 28, 2020

I’m physically of the belief that the previous frame by which we understood our world is gone, and we’re currently in the process of constructing new frames. Plural in the sense that what this crisis may mark a split where we no longer think of society, but rather societies.




Mark E. Jeftovic

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