Category: Academic Life

The myth of retraining

One of the things I hear politicians say, especially near elections, is that the solution to the jobs crisis is for those who are unemployed or under employed to get retraining. This is a myth. It doesn’t help. Here is…

Garmisch Germany

I’m in Germany to speak at the Marshall Center tomorrow, and I’m going to be talking about technology and the threats caused by new technologies. I’m talking to the senior executive seminar attendees. The following are some pictures I took…

Fiction: After the debt ceiling

The following is purely fictional and speculation and to long to really read. It does not represent anything other than an attempt to use one pattern to identify a future pattern in a totally different set of situations. That means…