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Father, futurist, researcher, philosopher, Keynote Speaker

“On one occasion, Stalin called for a live chicken and proceeded to use it to make an unforgettable point before some of his henchmen. Forcefully clutching the chicken in one hand, with the other he began to systematically pluck out its feathers. As the chicken struggled in vain to escape…


A system that constantly gives its voters the choice of two evils is a system that is itself evil.

Definition of evil

1a: morally reprehensible

2a: archaic : INFERIOR

I can’t think of a better metaphor to encapsulate the death throes of a generation than a life long politician with dementia and a reality-TV-star narcissist fighting for the throne of a failed system.


“If you think you know what’s really going on, you’re probably full of shit.” — Robert Anton Wilson

“We’re all looking from the point of view of our own reality tunnels. And when we begin to realize that we’re all looking from the point of view of our own reality…


I have been writing, speaking and advocating the responsible use of technology and optimism for a number of years now. I have been able to re-frame just about any dystopian perspective. Be it Ai, overpopulation, Climate change etc. There are ways of framing these issues today, that pushes our collective…


In his TED talk ‘Immortality, Big data, and Tattoos’, Juan Enriquez makes a compelling argument that “Andy Warhol’s 15 minutes of fame is no more. Google, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, and other electronic tattoos may be a path to immortality, whether you want it or not.”

I have written in…


While humans use neuronal networks to store information in the brain, Watson has the ability to use the Internet and internal data as its extended mind. When asked a question, it creates a statistical average based on the information gathered and gives a confident probabilistic answer.

Yes, I said confident…


I wake to a storm of turbulence as the 747 debated gravity with its 212 foot wing span. Looking through the window my eyes failed to adjust correctly. Dark clouds, oceans of rain and dangerously close lightning strikes, causing me an increased amount of anxiety.

I hear a couple behind…


Our brains contain miles upon miles of dendritic highways. Our awareness of these roads comes from within a perceptual windshield built upon our experiences, memories and thoughts. With this understanding of how the brain operates, how do we take control of our awareness as it travels along these highways?

Deliberate…


“If the love object is divine perfection, then one’s own self is elevated by joining one’s destiny to it… All our guilt, fear, and even our mortality itself can be purged in a perfect consummation with perfection itself.” -Ernest Becker

Some have faith that our loved ones are on the…


After learning more about the brain and how it functions, in particular, the discovery of “One Face, One Neuron” I have tried to implement a practical and personal approach to this system/understanding. Let me try and walk you through it.

When I fall in love. The Other, literally becomes a…

Kevin Russell

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