Exponential Human Development: welcome to kingcharles.info and our kindred economics spirit www.saintjames.tv - back In USA (much of english speaking world has lost happiness and freedoms of community grounded entrepreneurs)- lets help them see the climae- in the usa of 1990s the cost of marketing rose above the cost of serving in almost every market (why was that bad news for sustaining most families). The hope was that commercialisation of the web would change that was dashed by dotcom fiasco and Bush's shredding of Brooking's Unseen Wealth report -for more see table below on The Economist inspired 7-year cycles of future history -learn how to analyse sustainability in era of spending 4000 times more on inter-community telecomputing than world war 2 endgame of empiring over peoples.WELCOME TO HOME OF TOP 12 COMARKETING SOLUTIONS IN SUSTAINABILITY MILLENNIALS WORLD
LINKIN TO 1 co-market youth social trade between cuba and the americas and 11 insanely sustainable movements help populrise BRI.schools with stories: walter's ; james ....
ER JARGON - a co-market (or open space bar) network develops sustainable services and distributes local knowhow in ways that maximise jobs for under 30s and their regeneration of communities with greatest needs; satyagraha (the wole truth) is we wont know what the top 12 co-market networks are without your help==
nominate one and we'll see if its voted into the top 12 rsvp isabella@unacknowledgedgiant.com happy sustainability years chris macrae Wash DC 240 316 8157
other Favorite conversation in world - linkedin unwomens chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk satellite learning alumni nets economistuniversity.com -where to collab cafe with us? wash dc except london sept 20-23 new york sept 25-28; lima 7 days in october
will doubling spends in global village communications tech every 7 year between 1946 to 2030 be sustainable?- that's a 4000 fold multiplier! help map exponential opportunities and risks -2030now risk assessments of jim kim 1 2- who else can millennials value as sustainable world's greatest job creators? can open learning win-win in time? -see youth surveys at http://www.economistfuture.blogspot.com/

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intel's birth: alumnisat.com

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poverty's greatest leaps- from 72 greatest grassroots womens networks emerge as brac heroises poorest village mothers as infant and basic health networkers- next this trust becomes basis of brac and grameen microcredit as well as Eastern co-validation of southern preferential option poor (POP) models; from mid 60s Mao's agrarian keynsianism provides foundation, later Chinese diaspora inward invest in supercity transforming China as 21st worldwide epicentre

Sunday, January 1, 1984

Here Viscount Ridley recalls 2010 what it was like in early 1984 to receive copies of The 2025 Report - after 12 years of research at The Economist on the coming net generation and entrepreneurial revolution, my father concluded all will turn out sustainably well from spending 4000 times more in 2030 than 1946 on worldwide communications if and only if we all designed open education as smartest medium ever inverted in across generations

here in washington dc 2015 it feels as if open education is at the tipping point of all future opportunity and threat to millennials and sustainability goals- anyone feel we have urgent connections to make? chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk dc mobile 240 316 8157

Death of a great optimist

Norman Macrae 1923-2010


When I joined the Economist in 1983, Norman Macrae was the deputy editor. He died last week at the age of 87. Soon after I joined the staff, a thing called a computer terminal appeared on my desk and my electric typewriter disappeared. Around that time, Norman wrote a long article that became a book about the future. It was one of the strangest things I had ever read.
It had boundless optimism --
Over the last decade, I have written many articles in The Economist and delivered lectures in nearly 30 countries across the world saying the future should be much more rosy. This book explores the lovely future people could have if only all democrats made the right decisions.
combined with a weird technological vision --
Eventually books, files, television programmes, computer information and telecommunications will merge. We'll have this portable object which is a television screen with first a typewriter, later a voice activator attached. Afterwards it will be minaturised so that your personal access instrument can be carried in your buttonhole, but there will be these cheap terminals around everywhere, more widely than telephones of 1984. The terminals will be used to access databases anywhere in the globe, and will become the brainworker's mobile place of work. Brainworkers, which will increasingly mean all workers, will be able to live in Tahiti if they want to and telecommute daily to the New York or Tokyo or Hamburg office through which they work. In the satellite age costs of transmission will not depend mainly on distance. And knowledge once digitalised can be replicated for use anywhere almost instantly.
and a startlingly fresh economic perspective --
In the 1890s around half of the workforce in countries like the United States were in three occupations: agriculture, domestic service and jobs to do with horse transport. By the 1970s these three were down to 4 per cent of the workforce. If this had been foretold in the 1890s, there would have been a wail. It would have been said that half the population was fit only to be farmworkers, parlourmaids and sweepers-up of horse manure. Where would this half find jobs? The answer was by the 1970s the majority of them were much more fully employed ( because more married women joined the workforce) doing jobs that would have sounded double-Dutch in the 1890s: extracting oil instead of fish out of the North Sea; working as computer programmers, or as television engineers, or as package-holiday tour operators chartering jet aircraft.
When he retired in 1988 he wrote
Some will say [I have] been too optimistic. That is what a 65-year-old like me finds it natural to be. When I joined The Economist in 1949 it seemed unlikely that the world would last long. But here we stand, 40 memory-sodden years on, and what have we done? What we have done - largely because the poorest two-thirds of people are living much longer - is approximately to octuple real gross world product. During the brief civilian working lives of us returning soldiers from the second world war, we have added seven times as much to the world's producing power as was added during all the previous millennia of homo sapien's existence. That may help to explain why some of us sound and write rather tired. It does not explain why anybody in the next generation, to whom we gladly vacate our posts, can dare to sound pessimistic.
He was a rational optimist.

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