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Some examples of technology timelines

"Weather forecasts were comedy material. Now they're just the way things are. I can't figure out when the change happened." Introduction I briefly look into the timelines of several technologies, with the hope of becoming marginally less confused about potential A(G)I developments. Having examples thus makes some scenarios crisper: (AGI…
bubmag
March 27, 2020
Mass Tourism

“What The F**k Are These Guys Smoking…?”

Authored by Bill Blain via MorningPorridge.com, “Well, it has to happen. Because if it doesn’t happen, we hit the wall next week. We’re already in breach.” Happy St Patricks day. Extra points for identifying the moment in Irish history in this morning’s quote…  Meanwhile… back in Today Yesterday was another…
bubmag
March 17, 2020
Mass Tourism

Paris mayor’s race takes a run at Airbnb-style rentals

Airbnb has made a mantra of travelling off the beaten path and "living like a local". But in Paris, the apartment-sharing giant's biggest market globally, a number of those locals say the path to their doors – and through their cobbled courtyards, and up the echoey stairwells of their charming walk-ups –…
bubmag
March 13, 2020
Mass Tourism

Can sustainable startups improve tourism in Egypt?

With tourism numbers rebounding, a new breed of Egyptian startups are banking on sustainability and economic inclusion to help travelers and tour guides alike. Benjamin Bathke visited Cairo to find out more. "Welcome to Garbage City!" My tour guide slowly drives down a narrow, bumpy road framed by five-story buildings.…
bubmag
March 13, 2020
Mass Tourism

Inside The Disturbing Sculptures Of Ireland’s Victor’s Way

This "adults-only" sculpture garden boasts a vagina with teeth, a naked woman forcefully separating from her child, and a man with no penis cutting himself in half. 1 of 26The entrance to Victor's Way is a vagina dentata (Latin for toothed vagina) sculpture with a strategically placed stone snake.walhalla/Flickr 2…
bubmag
March 11, 2020