“In the past six centuries, six currencies held global reserve status – the Portuguese escudo, the Spanish peso de ocho, the Dutch guilder, the French franc, the British pound and, most recently, the U.S. Dollar.
“Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees the size of the space industry octupling over the next three decades, to at least $2.7 trillion…As the cost of space access plummets, BofAML joined Morgan Stanley among Wall
Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking Our Kids – And How to Break The Trance “What we are discovering is that video gaming is perverting an ancient neural-hormonal network. Unlike our ancestors, who were
“Who exactly are the attention merchants? As an industry, they are relatively new. Their lineage can be traced to the nineteenth century, when in New York City the first newspapers fully dependent on advertising were
“The Zero Point Field represented two tantalizing possibilities… it represented the Holy Grail of energy research. If you could somehow tap into this field, you might have all the energy you would ever need, not
“Forming habits is imperative for the survival of many products. As infinite distractions compete for our attention, companies are learning to master novel tactics to stay relevant in users’ minds. Amassing millions of users is
“The content of what [young porn viewers] found exciting changed as the Web sites introduced themes and scripts that altered their brains without their awareness. Because the brain maps for new, exciting images… they began
By Jason Worth (Note: If not specified otherwise, any quotations in this book review refer to text by the author from the book being reviewed.) The Precariat: The Dangerous New Class is a sociological study