economics

The Star Trek Economy

In Star Trek, humans no longer use money. Is this really in our future?

Will robots steal our jobs?

Are robots going to take our jobs? Will we just get new jobs? And will it be a smooth transition?

Show Me the 00100100

How are computer algorithms changing global finance? Machines make and lose fortunes in less time than it takes to blink your eyes. Is it a brave new financial world?

Space Is Trying to Kill Us: Further Reading

Space is trying to kill us. Learn more with Lauren's fabulous round-up of space exploration/murder resources in this Fw:Thinking blog post.

Bitcoins and Bubbles

Bitcoin is the most well-known digital currency in the world. Learn more about Bitcoin and the nature digital currency in this blog post.

Cashing Out

Currency and wealth are not the same thing -- and the distinction is crucial. Read more to learn about the future of currency and wealth.