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Hey Fed, Explain Again How Making Billionaires Richer Creates Jobs

May 7, 2021

Despite their hollow bleatings about ‘doing all we can to achieve full employment’, the Fed’s policies has been Kryptonite to employment, labor and the bottom 90%–and most especially to the bottom 50%, the working poor that one might imagine most deserve a leg up.

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The Jackpot Chronicles Scenario #4: Atlas Shrugged

May 6, 2021

Mass demonstrations, mass exoduses, crypto-currencies are all symptoms of a Great Reject, or as I’ve renamed this scenario “Atlas Shrugged”.

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Conspiracy as a symptom of a post-literate society

May 5, 2021

What if we’re approaching pervasive conspiracy culture wrong. Rather than being a symptom of a failing news system, or an acknowledgement of the fallacies of journalism, conspiracy culture is instead a symptom of a post-literate society.

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Covid Has Triggered The Next Great Financial Crisis

May 4, 2021

What’s left are the ‘fatal synergies’ of soaring debt and leverage, diminishing returns on stimulus, the substitution of credit for savings and the coming deflationary tsunami that pops all the speculative bubbles. Imagine a once modest but sturdy home built near a cliff to maximize the vistas.

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#AxisOfEasy 194: Canada’s Bill C-10 Lets CRTC Regulate User-Generated Content

May 4, 2021

New BIND vulnerabilities,
iOS 14.5 comes with new privacy alert pop-ups,
Google’s contact tracing app has privacy flaws … this and more in this week’s Axis of Easy # 194

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The Privacy Conundrum

May 4, 2021

It’s clear that privacy is essential, but protecting our privacy can be legitimately confusing.
What if instead of fighting fire with fire we starting using water.
What if predictive privacy was the kind of water necessary to put out the fire that is contemporary surveillance based AI?

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Contributors

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Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 

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Jesse Hirsh

Futurist, researcher and public speaker, Jesse Hirsh has been active in technology and commenting on it across the media for 25 years. His premium newsletter service operates from Metaviews.ca.

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Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith is the author of numerous books and writes from OfTwoMinds.com.