A generation of idiots and the tools we worship

Many readers may not know this but in 1949 Albert Einstein, the great scientist of the 20th century, wrote a piece for the economic journal, Monthly Review, entitled: “Why Socialism”.  In it, he calls for the establishment of a social and economic system that puts people before profit.  He also speaks of the “predatory phase” […]

Disposable people and the new technology

Athough many people still work in offices and in factories this is all changing rapidly and at speeds never before seen.  The forces of production, such as technology, are now displacing workers with increased rapidity and accelerated madness that if continued, will leave many more unemployed, disposable and on the margins of survival. According to […]

"The Digital Disruption - Technology & Economics for the 99%"

Originally published at Occupy.Com by Peter Brown Peter Brown teaches Manufacturing Technology at Laney College in Oakland. http://occupy.com/article/digital-disruption-technology-and-economics-99 This was developed from a YouTube Peter did that you can find at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJnF8URsFus Also, check out Peter’s blog at: http://peterbuiltproductions.wordpress.com/ Or at Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/peter.brown.9026040?fref=ts Robotic automation is a subject we rarely hear mentioned in all the […]