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AI probably would not be what King Charles has called the most exciting opportunity humanity has ever seen without DR Fei-Fei Li. To clarify:

big tech has been accelerating its consequences on all of us as digital computation and webs have surrounded us but it was Li who designed an open competition on training smart devices to recognised the 20000 identiies we humans work and play with most - from nature's animals vegetables and minerals to tools and man made constructs of every kind though to parts of the body and body language - eg facial expressions which can indicate how individuals or crowds are being energised. She was one of two 20-something graduate students who recoonected neuro-cyber science with the expectations of 1950s NET (Neumann Einstein Ruring) who gave humanity brainworking machines. The POther was demis hassabis who has trained computers to help humans see the 250000 proteins that nature uses as building blocks of every living form. There were primarily 3 teachers Lecun Hinton Bengio whos studnets developed maths algoritjms needed to bring Li's 15 years of work from an idea to reality. Having seen machines could be trained the way Li and Abed have advanced,    in the last few years huge investments have been put into the superchats or large language models which identofy with potentially every publication or expert briefiing ever reocdred. While LLMs are exciting to chat with already I wouldnt let my life depend on one fpor perhaps 10 years as nobody quite knows when   there will be a missing link in their learning sometimes of quite a basic sort

Meanwhile most of Li's (and perhaps thousands of people who have built on her identity) work can be certified as reliable (although there are others who deliberately abuse good ai just as since teh start of the web age we have had to content with spam, bad hackers and indeed automation of dangerous things such as arms. However please note that big tech has arguably been doing more of the bad stuff than anything that has emerged because of Li. Also her work can be looked at in specific ways as well as the general opportunity to get machines to help with anything we humans surround ourseleves with

Frtom 2015 sponsored firts by melinda gates and jensen hiang builder of the biggest chips, Li has distributed at least 10 education curricul- some like dnace and art can be enjoyed by 1st grade students and teachers up - in fact any age arts can start to be enjoyed. Others introduce ethoics and emotionally intelligent chalenges- before LI came alomng some teachers had decoded these kinds of skills are important from around 3rd grade up. Basically anything whoch involves learning or serving in teams benefits from desigbing ways to prevent chets or bullies spoiling life for the rest of us. And yes some involve the maths (neural netwiorking) algorithms most needed to be a 21st C engineer. Some of the applications Fei-fei li has spent most time on include health service  and national development opportunities NAIRR but most of all she has enbcouraged every university discipline to renew how i can advance humanity - she co-leads stanfird HAI - human centric AI. 

She also supports deep diversity of engineering - femle engineers, bridging digital divides across all skin cvolors or communities that tech has previously missed out. Melinda Gates started publishing the world's most extroridnary library on women empowering the wporld 3 years- this school years's additions are Fei-Fei Li's worlds i see and womens basketbvall supoer AJa Wilsdon - dear black girls. Can every child now twin traditional celebrities with those who will help them develop the most from life - the opportunity many have called the rtevolution in education soon to be realsies- everyone having their own personalised ;erning agent.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/nov/05/ai-pioneer-fei-f... discussion docs with fei-fei li  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/godmother-of-a-i-on-technology-develop... https://www.ft.com/content/de3f4813-4f36-40c7-9d50-980144674d87

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fei-fei li appears to have open sourced over 10 lectures each with over 100 slides co-presented by her team -eg this is lecture7

exercise -fei-fei li is 28 years younger than hinton- her 9 year championship imagenet 9stanfird 2009-2017) nombriefly inate hinton as year 3/4 winner - out of which he got nobel prize for deep learning (toronto became an epicentre of ai until trudua smashed that in 2017 after being told by world's number 1 luddite Donald that canada would be deplugged from defence data unless trudeau stopped good ai as part of stop 5g-

at a time 2018 https://www.c-span.org/video/?447599-1/artificial-intelligence that congress told a trillion times more computation capacity is coming - you aint seen what ai can doi yet) but she kept connecting stanfird as last human gravity of ai- it was actually fei-fei and hassabis phds that reconnecetd neurla networks beloved by neumann and turing after 50 years in the dark apart from some relatively unknown academics (now famous hinton, lecun - unless you know beter- in any event hinton has said he's no lomger able to program and wil spend his last years as philosopher out of london; fei-fei cheerleads everyone - geofrrey lets do one last world tour 

perhaps proof can come from tracking what cooperations she has lifted - apparently there are 175 + partners of human ai since stanford HAI rebranded how to connect FFL and inspirationnal worlds she frees - but lets see what her linked in and twitter as well as diary at stanfodr hai show- from nov 7 her biography of what to see is marketed by womens greatest philanthropy coordinator melinda gates as part of the mosr timely new books any school year has seen

Fei-Fei LiFei-Fei Li• Following• FollowingAI Researcher & Professor, Stanford University; Co-Director, Stanford Human-Centered AI Institute; Scientific Partner, Radical Ventures; Author ("The Worlds I See")AI Researcher & Professor, Stanford University; Co-Director, Stanford Human-Centered AI Institute; Scientific Partner, Radical Ventures; Author ("The Worlds I See"

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10/16 debate on most immediate, and potentially catastrophic, risks posed by AI? According to pioneering AI researcher, Dr. Fei-Fei Li, they include disinformation, polarization, biases, a loss of privacy and job losses that could lead to unrest

  • karaswisher co-host of the Pivot podcast for New York Media and also a new one coming in the fall, as well as executive producer of the annual Code Conference.

- my view I believe strongly all of us, especially those creating, deploying, and making decisions using AI, should work to ensure a human-centered approach. I know it's hard — I feel the challenges as an AI technologist, a woman of color, and an immigrant every day. But I wrote my book worlds i see for the younger generations, and we need to continue to inspire hope for all of them.


Very much looking forward to being part of The Wall Street Journal's #wsjtechlive event! more at diary of ai superheroines

\\ 10'13 I’m suddenly feeling underdressed! Today HAI added new member LVMH to our Corporate Affiliate Program.

\\10'11 My dear friend Reid Hoffman invited me on his podcast, Masters of Scale, to chat about what he calls traditional AI (I guess that’s now anything other than generative AI? . We talked about one of my passion projects - AI and healthcare.

\\10'10 This is such an honor! As a young immigrant, Princeton University seemed like a place that only existed in my dreams. And as a faculty member, I actually began the project that became ImageNet. Now to be receiving its Woodrow Wilson Award Dei-Fei Li 99 and ornthologist john fitzpatrick 78


Love this piece in The Wall Street Journal with Stanford University School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor discussing our exciting collaboration on the RAISE-Health Initiative. As he points out, AI will revolutionize how physicians are trained, how biomedical research is conducted, and how healthcare is delivered. We MUST build responsible AI that will ensure safe and equitable healthcare for all.
My conversation with Geoffrey Hinton yesterday at University of Toronto covered a wide range of topics, moderated by our wonderful friend Jordan Jacobs. We discussed the early history of ImageNet and the AlexNet moment, our intertwined scientific journeys toward the dream of building an intelligent machine and unleashing the deep learning revolution in 2012, and the years between 2012 and 2022 where we saw the unfolding of the powerful AI technologies as insiders. We also talked about the profound human and societal impact this powerful technology brings to our world, both the positive possibilities but also the sobering catastrophic risks, including economic changes, dis/misinformation, bias and privacy issues, weaponization, and beyond. Geoff and I enjoyed the conversation so much that we said we should start a tour and travel around and give talks as a duo! And we even managed to have some fun aside from talking AI. Thanks to Radical Ventures for hosting!

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https://www.npr.org/2023/11/10/1198908536/fei-fei-li-the-worlds-i-s... Li was fascinated by vision.

"Rather than bury us in the innumerable details of light, color and form, vision turns our world into the kind of discrete concepts we can describe with words," she writes in her book.

Li later learned about a field of AI called computer vision, or the way scientists train computers to recognize and respond to objects. It's used for things like self-driving cars and x-rays. Li says the process is inspired by the human visual system – but instead of eyes and retinas, computers use cameras and sensors to capture images and data. Then, they need to make sense of that data.

To achieve this goal, computer scientists use something called a neural network, which Li says is also inspired by the human brain. While the brain's fundamental unit is a neuron, neural networks are made of millions of "nodes" stacked together in layers. Like neurons in the brain, these layers of nodes take in and process that data.

The mystery of machine intelligence

Despite advances in the field, Li says there are still mysteries about how AI learns.

"Now everybody uses powerful AI products like Chat GPT," she says. "But even there, how come it can talk to you in human-like language, but it does stupid errors in math?"

Li says this generation of AI models is trained on data from across the internet, but how all of that data is processed and how models make decisions is still unknown.

To illustrate this point, she rhetorically asks how computers see, "Because what you get in a photo are just lights and colors and shades — yet you read out a cat."

These questions will only continue to grow as the use of AI becomes more widespread and more researchers enter the field.

Keeping AI ethical

Mystery aside, Li says AI can be used for bad or good. In order to ensure it's used for good, she says scientists must commit to exploring potential problems with AI, like bias.

One solution, she thinks, is for society to start coming up with ways to regulate the technology.

"The biggest issue of today's AI is that the technology is developing really fast, but the governance model is still incomplete. And in a way, it's inevitable," she says. "I don't think we ever create governance models before a technology is ready to be governed. That's just not how our society works."

One solution, she says, is to use AI to enhance human work rather than replace it. This is one reason why she founded the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and why she thinks the future of AI should include both scientists and non-scientists from all disciplines.

"We should put humans in the center of the development, as well as the deployment applications and governance of AI," Li says.

Its charming to see fei-fei li's development both in terms of personal knowledge and the contexts she is questioned in-most notably from 2009 landing stanford with her princeton doctorate and some nsf funds to run an annual neuroscience computer vision competition imagent, the research open process without which AI would still likely be locked away as only a big corporate tool 

In some ways li has seen more contexts than anyone having been the coordinator of how computers visioned 20000 identities spanning any discipline humans work or play with- she ran imagenet from 2009 annually out of stanfird but as a worldwide competition

it was italy's 2012 competition whihc provided the breakthrough as team hinton (alex and ilya) alogoritm based on neural networks made a giant leap in recognition - people like nvidioa's ceo jensen huang say this motovated him spennding next 5 y years building the woeld's biggest chip (in 2023 with 80 nbillion trnsistors). These graphical proicessing units are essential to real time chats making nvidia the biggest corporate growth story as well as purrinf santa clara back in forfront of world chip design started my intel's moore law from 1965

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this link takes to her 2019 speech at 50th neurscience conference - chartmilngly also the first conference she had attended as a 20 something graduate

Beainfacts is a london network connected with gatsby/sainsbury/welcome - gatsby with its lab at university colege london was also one o hassabis first graduate studies event sponsor- in 2009 hassabis attended an event in stanford region where he met fei-fei li - the rest is histiry as far as the ai revolution that could save humanity goes

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2012 imagent becomes ai superstar stage computer vision and neyral network alogorithms live up to newumann-einstein-turing expectations foir forst time in 55 years (more strictly 3 french-english speaking professors had kept nn algoirth reseaech going for 25 years hinton lecun bengio) but one of the few svaled apps hab been lecun nn work adopted by us post office to read handwritten zip codes

2015 asked by melinda gates and jensen huang nvidia to lead 10 ai-4-allmicrocurriculum of ai including some for 1st grade up ed ai dance ai drawing aligned with li's vision of wanting girls of all ages tro become as proliudic ai ebgineers as boys

2017 part of aiforggod itu summit and melinda gates helping gutteres vision un2.0 roadmapping round ai for good and radical digital change to educatio on all ages

in 2017 a lot more happened ; imagenet funding by nsf ended and was taken up by seattles paul allen foundation and ai2 under leadership of etzoni; fei-fe started nearly 2 years at google clud - at mountain view about 10 miles down th road

in 2018 dei-fei li representing ai-4-all and a cofounder of openaoi testify to0 congress - nvidia'gpu is coming out multiplying computational capacity venture capitalists inspired by li and hassabis deep mind are turining to nlp - chat ai will soon be the 3rd and perhaps most popular neurosciece-human brain ai revolution- this will return us to visions of einstein persnalsed learning agency. neumaan 1000 mother tongues llm to maths as science purest-simplest language

turing's deep data is far more than any ine market database however bug the coroprate leader of that matket

also thre more coherent data the more machine learns - when it comes to ai algoithms small is ugly

2018's testimony to congress starts every place and un needing their own hi level ai adviser boards and hopefully commitments to public investmemts in nairr natioal a research resourcres

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Condoleezza Rice 
Tad and Dianne Taube Director | Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Jennifer Widom 
Frederick Emmons Terman Dean of the School of Engineering, Stanford University

Amy Zegart  
Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Herb Lin
Hank J. Holland Fellow in Cyber Policy and Security, Hoover Institution

Fei-Fei Li 
Denning Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence 
Sequoia Capital Professor, Stanford University

Drew Endy 
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University 
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Some of fei fei li's recent twitter entries: https://twitter.com/silviocinguetta 

Silvio Savarese
The discussion on how small foundation models are reshaping the landscape of enterprise continues! Read more in a recent Financial Times’ piece (where I am quoted) https://on.ft.com/4aYOmy8 and my own blog: http://tinyurl.com/mr3nzzsz #SalesforceAI #AI #ML
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AI trends to watch in 2024: co-director
expects AI policy to heat up this year, as Congress debates passing legislation like the CREATE AI Act. https://stanford.io/3O7S270

Fei-Fei Li, Sequoia Professor in the Computer Science Department and Co-Director of Stanford HAI.

Asking Big Questions, Applying New Policies

One of my hopes for 2024 is that we can have the wherewithal to continue to ask the hard questions, the critical questions about what we want from artificial intelligence in our lives, in our communities, in education, in our society. I don't think we've ever seen a year quite like this. More and more kinds of this generative AI technology are going to embed themselves and entrench into our work, play and communication. How does this year make us feel about ourselves? 

I think we need to give ourselves the time and space to articulate what we think is permissible and where we should put the limits. One of the first realizations regarding this current generation of AI was back in February 2023 when (academic journal publisher) Springer Publishing issued a statement in which they said large language models can be used in drafting articles, but will not be permitted as a coauthor on any publication. And the rationale they cited, and I think this is so important, is accountability. That doesn't mean Springer is locked into this forevermore. But that’s so critical: putting something out there in earnest, understanding what your rationales are, and saying this is where we are right now with the way we understand it and in the future we may add more nuances into these policies. And I think that institutions and organizations must have that perspective and try to put guidelines down on a page in 2024.

Diving into "The Worlds I See" by Professor Fei-Fei Li, I'm captivated by her storytelling that weaves personal struggles with the evolution of AI. As an immigrant myself, I find her journey from China to America, post-1989, deeply relatable. Her exploration of…
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Our work at the SVL is making practical a new generation of autonomous agents that can operate safely alongside humans in dynamic crowded environments such as terminals, malls, or campuses. The Stanford “Jackrabbot”, which takes it name from the nimble yet shy Jackrabbit, is a self-navigating automated electric delivery cart capable of carrying small payloads.

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Our benchmark aims at covering a wide range of complex human activities that are of interest to people in their daily living. We illustrate three scenarios in which ActivityNet can be used to compare algorithms for human activity understanding: global video classification, trimmed activity classification and activity detection.

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Visual Genome

Short Description: To achieve success at cognitive tasks, models need to understand the interactions and relationships between objects in an image. Visual Genome is a new dataset to connect dense, structured image concepts to language.

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ObjectNet3D is a large scale database for 3D object recognition. With 90,127 images, 201,888 objects in these images and 44,147 3D shapes, ObjectNet3D offers a powerful tool for learning to recognize 3D pose and 3D shape of objects from 2D images.

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ImageNet Challenge

The ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC) evaluates algorithms for object detection and image classification at large scale. One high level motivation is to allow researchers to compare progress in computer vision across a wider variety of objects -- taking advantage of the quite expensive labeling efforts.

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ImageNet is an image database organized according to the WordNet hierarchy (currently only the nouns), in which each node of the hierarchy is depicted by hundreds and thousands of images. As the largest labelled image data set at the time of its release in 2009, ImageNet has helped to pave the way for today’s advances in visual recognition.

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unaiwho.docx version 6/6/22 hunt for 100 helping guterres most with UN2.0

EconomistDiary.com Friends20.com & EntrepreneurialRevolution.city select 2022's greatest moments for citizens/youth of NY & HK & Utellus

Prep for UN Sept 22 summit education no longer fit for human beings/sustainability


Since gaining my MA statistics Cambridge DAMTP 1973 (Corpus Christi College) my special sibject has been community building networks- these are the 6 most exciting collaboration opportunities my life has been privileged to map - the first two evolved as grassroots person to person networks before 1996 in tropical Asian places where village women had no access to electricity grids nor phones- then came mobile and solar entrepreneurial revolutions!! 

COLLAB platforms of livesmatter communities to mediate public and private -poorest village mothers empowering end of poverty    5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5  5.6

4 livelihood edu for all 

4.1  4.2  4.3  4.4  4.5 4.6

3 last mile health services  3.1 3,2  3.3  3.4   3.5   3.6

last mile nutrition  2.1   2.2   2.3   2.4  2.5  2,6

banking for all workers  1.1  1.2  1.3   1.4   1.5   1.6

NEWS FROM LIBRARY NORMAN MACRAE -latest publication 2021 translation into japanese biography of von neumann:

Below: neat German catalogue (about half of dad's signed works) but expensive  -interesting to see how Germans selected the parts  they like over time: eg omitted 1962 Consider Japan The Economist 

feel free to ask if free versions are available 

The coming entrepreneurial revolution : a survey Macrae, Norman - In: The economist 261 (1976), pp. 41-65 cited 105 

Macrae, Norman - In: IPA review / Institute of PublicAffairs 25 (1971) 3, pp. 67-72  
 Macrae, Norman - The Economist 257 (1975), pp. 1-44 
6 The future of international business Macrae, Norman - In: Transnational corporations and world order : readings …, (pp. 373-385). 1979 >
Future U.S. growth and leadership assessed from abroad Macrae, Norman - In: Prospects for growth : changing expectations for the future, (pp. 127-140). 1977 Check Google Scholar | 
9Entrepreneurial Revolution - next capitalism: in hi-tech left=right=center; The Economist 1976
Macrae, Norman -In: European community (1978), pp. 3-6
  Macrae, Norman - In: Kapitalismus heute, (pp. 191-204). 1974

. we scots are less than 4/1000 of the worlds and 3/4 are Diaspora - immigrants in others countries. Since 2008 I have been celebrating Bangladesh Women Empowerment solutions wth NY graduates. Now I want to host love each others events in new york starting this week with hong kong-contact me if we can celebrate anoither countries winm-wins with new yorkers



TWO Macroeconomies FROM SIXTH OF PEOPLE WHO ARE WHITE & war-prone




From 60%+ people =Asian Supercity (60TH YEAR OF ECONOMIST REPORTING - SEE CONSIDER JAPAN1962)

Far South - eg African, Latin Am, Australasia

Earth's other economies : Arctic, Antarctic, Dessert, Rainforest


In addition to how the 5 primary sdgs1-5 are gravitated we see 6 transformation factors as most critical to sustainability of 2020-2025-2030

Xfactors to 2030 Xclimate XAI Xinfra Xyouth Wwomen Xpoor chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk (scot currently  in washington DC)- in 1984 i co-authored 2025 report with dad norman.

Asia Rising Surveys

Entrepreneurial Revolution -would endgame of one 40-year generations of applying Industrial Revolution 3,4 lead to sustainability of extinction

1972's Next 40 Years ;1976's Coming Entrepreneurial Revolution; 12 week leaders debate 1982's We're All Intrapreneurial Now

The Economist had been founded   in 1843" marking one of 6 exponential timeframes "Future Histores"


we offer worldwide mapping view points from

1 2 now to 2025-30

and these viewpoints:

40 years ago -early 1980s when we first framed 2025 report;

from 1960s when 100 times more tech per decade was due to compound industrial revolutions 3,4 

1945 birth of UN

1843 when the economist was founded

1760s - adam smithian 2 views : last of pre-engineering era; first 16 years of engineering ra including america's declaration of independence- in essence this meant that to 1914 continental scaling of engineeriing would be separate new world <.old world


IF we 8 billion earthlings of the 2020s are to celebrate collaboration escapes from extinction, the knowhow of the billion asian poorest women networks will be invaluable -

in mathematically connected ways so will the stories of diaspora scots and the greatest mathematicians ever home schooled -central european jewish teens who emigrated eg Neumann , Einstein ... to USA 2nd quarter of the 20th century; it is on such diversity that entrepreneurial revolution diaries have been shaped 

EconomistPOOR.com : Dad was born in the USSR in 1923 - his dad served in British Embassies. Dad's curiosity enjoyed the opposite of a standard examined education. From 11+ Norman observed results of domination of humans by mad white men - Stalin from being in British Embassy in Moscow to 1936; Hitler in Embassy of last Adriatic port used by Jews to escape Hitler. Then dad spent his last days as a teen in allied bomber command navigating airplanes stationed at modernday Myanmar. Surviving thanks to the Americas dad was in Keynes last class where he was taught that only a handful of system designers control what futures are possible. EconomistScotland.com AbedMooc.com

To help mediate such, question every world eventwith optimistic rationalism, my father's 2000 articles at The Economist interpret all sorts of future spins. After his 15th year he was permitted one signed survey a year. In the mid 1950s he had met John Von Neumann whom he become biographer to , and was the only journalist at Messina's's birth of EU. == If you only have time for one download this one page tour of COLLABorations composed by Fazle Abed and networked by billion poorest village women offers clues to sustainability from the ground up like no white ruler has ever felt or morally audited. by London Scot James Wilson. Could Queen Victoria change empire fro slavemaking to commonwealth? Some say Victoria liked the challenge James set her, others that she gave him a poison pill assignment. Thus James arrived in Calcutta 1860 with the Queens permission to charter a bank by and for Indian people. Within 9 months he died of diarrhea. 75 years later Calcutta was where the Young Fazle Abed grew up - his family accounted for some of the biggest traders. Only to be partitioned back at age 11 to his family's home region in the far north east of what had been British Raj India but was now to be ruled by Pakistan for 25 years. Age 18 Abed made the trek to Glasgow University to study naval engineering.

new york

1943 marked centenary autobio of The Economist and my teenage dad Norman prepping to be navigator allied bomber command Burma Campaign -thanks to US dad survived, finished in last class of Keynes. before starting 5 decades at The Economist; after 15 years he was allowed to sign one survey a year starting in 1962 with the scoop that Japan (Korea S, Taiwan soon hk singapore) had found development mp0de;s for all Asian to rise. Rural Keynes could end village poverty & starvation; supercity win-win trades could celebrate Neumanns gift of 100 times more tech per decade (see macrae bio of von neumann)

Since 1960 the legacy of von neumann means ever decade multiplies 100 times more micro-technology- an unprecedented time for better or worse of all earthdwellers; 2025 timelined and mapped innovation exponentials - education, health, go green etc - (opportunities threats) to celebrating sustainability generation by 2025; dad parted from earth 2010; since then 2 journals by adam smith scholars out of Glasgow where engines began in 1760- Social Business; New Economics have invited academic worlds and young graduates to question where the human race is going - after 30 business trips to wealthier parts of Asia, through 2010s I have mainly sherpa's young journalist to Bangladesh - we are filing 50 years of cases on women empowerment at these web sites AbedMOOC.com FazleAbed.com EconomistPoor.com EconomistUN.com WorldRecordjobs.com Economistwomen.com Economistyouth.com EconomistDiary.com UNsummitfuture.com - in my view how a billion asian women linked together to end extreme poverty across continental asia is the greatest and happiest miracle anyone can take notes on - please note the rest of this column does not reflect my current maps of how or where the younger half of the world need to linkin to be the first sdg generation......its more like an old scrap book

 how do humans design futures?-in the 2020s decade of the sdgs – this question has never had more urgency. to be or not to be/ – ref to lessons of deming or keynes, or glasgow university alumni smith and 200 years of hi-trust economics mapmaking later fazle abed - we now know how-a man made system is defined by one goal uniting generations- a system multiplies connected peoples work and demands either accelerating progress to its goal or collapsing - sir fazle abed died dec 2020 - so who are his most active scholars climate adaptability where cop26 november will be a great chance to renuite with 260 years of adam smith and james watts purposes t end poverty-specifically we interpret sdg 1 as meaning next girl or boy born has fair chance at free happy an productive life as we seek to make any community a child is born into a thriving space to grow up between discover of new worlds in 1500 and 1945 systems got worse and worse on the goal eg processes like slavery emerged- and ultimately the world was designed around a handful of big empires and often only the most powerful men in those empires. 4 amazing human-tech systems were invented to start massive use by 1960 borlaug agriculture and related solutions every poorest village (2/3people still had no access to electricity) could action learn person to person- deming engineering whose goal was zero defects by helping workers humanize machines- this could even allowed thousands of small suppliers to be best at one part in machines assembled from all those parts) – although americans invented these solution asia most needed them and joyfully became world class at them- up to 2 billion people were helped to end poverty through sharing this knowhow- unlike consuming up things actionable knowhow multiplies value in use when it links through every community that needs it the other two technologies space and media and satellite telecoms, and digital analytic power looked promising- by 1965 alumni of moore promised to multiply 100 fold efficiency of these core tech each decade to 2030- that would be a trillion tmes moore than was needed to land on the moon in 1960s. you might think this tech could improve race to end poverty- and initially it did but by 1990 it was designed around the long term goal of making 10 men richer than 40% poorest- these men also got involved in complex vested interests so that the vast majority of politicians in brussels and dc backed the big get bigger - often they used fake media to hide what they were doing to climate and other stuff that a world trebling in population size d\ - we the 3 generations children parents grandparents have until 2030 to design new system orbits gravitated around goal 1 and navigating the un's other 17 goals do you want to help/ 8 cities we spend most time helping students exchange sustainability solutions 2018-2019 BR0 Beijing Hangzhou: 

Girls world maps begin at B01 good news reporting with fazleabed.com  valuetrue.com and womenuni.com


online library of norman macrae--


MA1 AliBaba TaoBao

Ma 2 Ali Financial

Ma10.1 DT and ODPS

health catalogue; energy catalogue

Keynes: 2025now - jobs Creating Gen


how poorest women in world build

A01 BRAC health system,

A02 BRAC education system,

A03 BRAC banking system

K01 Twin Health System - Haiti& Boston

Past events EconomistDiary.com

include 15th annual spring collaboration cafe new york - 2022 was withsister city hong kong designers of metaverse for beeings.app

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