Over the holidays I always get a chance to catch up on my reading and thinking.

Here are a few stories that frame the future.- Some scary, some Hopeful, but all ring true. Lets make sure we know where we are going!

The end of adolescence

https://aeon.co/essays/adolescence-is-no-longer-a-bridge-between-childhood-and-adult-life

When every moment of childhood can be recorded and shared, what happens to childhood?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/style/2016/12/07/when-every-moment-of-childhood-can-be-recorded-and-shared-what-happens-to-childhood/

How video games unwittingly train the brain to justify killing

https://aeon.co/ideas/how-video-games-unwittingly-train-the-brain-to-justify-killing

People will still power an AI workforce

http://www.theverge.com/a/verge-2021/stacy-brown-philpot-taskrabbit-ceo-interview-ai-gig-economy

The top artificial intelligence stories of 2016

https://techcrunch.com/timeline/the-top-artificial-intelligence-stories-of-2016/slide/6/

The Case Against Reality
http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/04/the-illusion-of-reality/479559/