Scotland on track for 100% renewable electricity in 2020 | World Economic Forum — The Most Revolutionary Act

Originally posted on AGR Daily News: Scotland on track for 100% renewable electricity in 2020 | World Economic Forum As we work to fight the climate crisis, one of the most important things we can do is continue shifting towards renewable energy. And while some countries may be struggling to make that shift, Scotland is…

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9 climate tipping points pushing Earth to the point of no return — The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology – europeansting.com

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rosamond Hutt, Senior Writer, Formative Content The world could be heading toward tipping points in the climate system. In an interconnected climate system, passing one tipping point may trigger a cascade of irreversible changes. As the world continues […]

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What to do when machines do everything — This and that

From the Google Assistant to self-driving cars, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is progressing rapidly. While science fiction portrays artificial intelligence (AI) as robots with human-like characteristics, AI encompasses anything from IBM’s Watson to autonomous weapons. Although AI and Machine Learning (ML) are household terms, not many people are clear on what they actually mean. What […]

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New Technology Books: “Hop, Skip, Go – How the Mobility Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives” — Boomers Daily

In an engaging, deeply reported book, the authors travel to mobility hotspots, from Helsinki to Shanghai, to scout out this future. And they visit the companies putting it together. One, Divergent3d, is devising a system to manufacture cars with robots and 3D printers. PonyAI, a Chinese-Silicon Valley startup, builds autonomous software that perceives potholes, oncoming […]

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Paul Tillich’s Theology of Culture: A Summary and Analysis — Dakota Wade

*Author’s Preface: Please excuse the length of this summary and review. Due to time constraints (and mental constraints unfortunately), it ended up being much longer than I expected. If you do choose to read this, then consider it an act of resistance against our culture that demands all content to be curated to the extent […]

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New Book on Theological Anthropology! — Daniel P. Horan, OFM

Fr. Daniel’s latest book, Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology, is now available from Amazon, your local book retailer, and the publisher, Orbis Books. Here is the publisher description: “By humbly seeking wisdom from the scientific, philosophical, and social-scientific communities, Horan argues, we can gain new insight on personhood and a wider perspective of where […]

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