Learn to Play the Bailout Game!
If Universal's plan to produce a Monopoly movie directed by Ridley Scott didn't fly, the Bailout Game is the obvious answer. Blue Earth Interactive, a web design firm based in Saint Paul, launched an online game in flash assigning the task of saving the US economy. For anyone who has ever thought they could do a better job than Hank Paulsen, the game prompts players to "drive a dump truck of cash down Wall Street and bail out the banks in need of help. But be careful; some banks only want to spend taxpayer dollars!"
In the Bailout Game, your score is the stock market index. And below there is a streaming ticker displaying such news as, "President bush attacked by flying shoes!"
In the event you get stuck, you can always "Ask Alan Greenspan," who will appear in various incarnations, including one as "Queenspan," an effigy of him as the English Monarch. Enjoy the irony if you're unemployed and find yourself playing online games. You can play at The Bailout Game.
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It's up to us humans to re-humanize our world. An economy that prioritizes growth and profits over humanity has led to digital platforms that "strip the topsoil" of human behavior, whole industries, and the planet, giving less and less back. And only we can save us.
- It's an all-hands-on-deck moment in the arc of civilization.
- Everyone has a choice: Do you want to try to earn enough money to insulate yourself from the world you're creating— or do you want to make the world a place you don't have to insulate yourself from?
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
Upload your mind? Here's a reality check on the Singularity.
- Though computer engineers claim to know what human consciousness is, many neuroscientists say that we're nowhere close to understanding what it is, or its source.
- Scientists are currently trying to upload human minds to silicon chips, or re-create consciousness with algorithms, but this may be hubristic because we still know so little about what it means to be human.
- Is transhumanism a journey forward or an escape from reality?
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