Divergence VS Convergence
A principled way to solve problems: Constantly ask yourself what you are trying to do.
"Treat projects like cattle, not like pets." - Daniel Vassallo
Nature loss: Insatiable greed degrading land around the world - UN - "Human activities are damaging and degrading the lands of the Earth in an unsustainable fashion according to a new UN report."
Flying insect numbers have plunged by 60% since 2004, GB survey finds - "Scientists behind survey of car number plates said drop was ‘terrifying’, as life on Earth depends on insects."
"Rebugging" spread in @BqEditor magazine - "Its easy to feel helpless about the loss of nature, but inspiring t discover there is a lot we can do about it in many ways. Here are 10 ideas to get you started."
That which is technically feasible and cheap to do, will be done...
...thus it is logical to assume that a significant portion of all media delivered via screens today (video, image, audio, text) is fully generated by machines, using weaponized secretive "deep fakes" systems with capabilities that are 10+ years beyond the current public imagination. Further, given how ubiquitous and cheap total surveillance has become, it is logical to assume such systems are on a trajectory to becoming "closed loop" and semi-autonomous, to be able to generate and deliver custom versions of "reality" for targeted audiences at scale, that continuously evolve based on individuals measured reactions to "behavioral micro-nudging" delivered through generated media. "The Show Must Go On" or "Unplug & Visit Nature", which is it for you?