Chapter 2. Acceleration – Guiding Our Extraordinary Future

Chapter 2: Acceleration

Guiding Our Extraordinary Future (In Process)

I. Three Views of Change

CA3: An Optimistic View of Change
VUCA: A Defensive View of Change
I4S: A Universal View of Change

II. Universal Accelerating Change

Great Race to Inner Space: Our Surprising Future
Entropy&Information: We’re Running Down & Up
The Puzzle of Meaning: We Have No Einstein Yet
Trees, Funnels & Landscapes: Intro to Evo Devo
Big to Small Picture Change: Five Scales of ED
Substrate Shift: Biology’s Exponentials Saturated
Physical Accel: STEM Compression & The Dev Sing
Virtual Accel: Biomimicry & The Tech Singularity
Densif: Our Greener and Urbaner Nanotech Future
Demat: Our Info-Rich & Intellignt Infotech Future
Transcension Hypothesis: Where Acceleratn Ends?
IDABDAK: Social Response to Accel & Developmnt
We’re On a Runaway Train: Being Accelaware

III. Evo Devo, Accel. Studies, & Exponential Foresight

Seeing It All: Accel., Diverg, Adapt, Convrg, Decel.
Natural (I4S) Intelligence: The Future of AI
Natural (I4S) Security: Keeping It All Together
Pain to Gain: Kuznets Curves & Catal. Catastrophes
Exponentials Database: Measuring Accelerations
TINA Trends: Societal Evolutionary Development
Managing Change: STEEPCOP Events, Probs, Ideas
A Great Shift: A Survival to a Sentient Economy

IV. Evo Devo and Exponential Activism

Building Protopias: Five Goals of Social Progress
Normative Foresight: Ten Values of Society
Top & STEEPCOP Acceleratns: Positive & Negative
Dystopias, Risks, and Failure States
Three Levels of Activism: People, Tech & Universe
A Great Opportunity: Exponential Empowerment

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