RWaaS combines people, processes, AI, and suppliers into new virtual services. (Freepik/flaticon)

We treat workers like shrink-wrapped software, boxing up jobs and shipping them off to their workplaces. Now that remote work is acceptable, what happens when these jobs are finally unboxed?

Science is eating startups. We need a philosophy that’s built for the challenge. Precisely. One. Philosophy.

President Donald Trump speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore)

Trump’s superpower is entirely human and all too common. Recognizing it is the first step to defeating bad explanations.

A gallery of AI artists and their art. (Source:

Our enduring musical preferences illustrate the challenge for AI.

Cardboard sign on The Promised Land sculpture in Portland, Oregon, reminding military personnel of their duty to follow The Constitution. (Ted Timmons)

Chaos, cancel culture and secret police. The protesters arrive just in time.

How did facts become such a conversation killer?

Anthony Fauci and Mike Pence, March 31 2020 (The White House)

The pandemic is killing the myth of The Science. But are we ready to embrace an uncertain reality?

Peter Navarro and Jared Kushner (Eric Bridiers, Dominique A. Pineiro)

Expertise is not problem solving. The pandemic clarifies the difference with tragic efficiency.

Lockdown protestors in Grove City, Ohio (Paul Becker)

The virus isn’t just attacking our values, it’s highlighting their true nature.

Bill Gates is caught in the most popular conspiracy theory of the pandemic. (Mohammad Jangda)

Conspiracy theories are often treated like weak explanations, easily debunked. This misconception only makes their webs stronger.

Peter Sweeney

Entrepreneur and inventor | 4 startups, 80+ patents | Writes on the science and philosophy of problem solving. | @petersweeney

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