As the theory goes, all of us have hidden foundations to our personalities. Those foundations start getting built early. And they most always have cracks in them. Places where things did not come together as perfectly as we may have liked.
For more than 30 years she has traveled the globe to research reports of so-called “near death experiences.” Her findings have filled ten volumes. But now number 11 is out, and it is her most personal account yet.
It got underway one hundred years ago. (Although the U-S wouldn’t join in until almost 3 years later.) Our question -- are there lessons from World War One that are relevant in today’s universe? And if there are, what might those lessons be?
Wouldn’t it be nice if local government could find ways to be more efficient and effective without spending tens of thousands of dollars on specialized consultants? Enter in the new Madison Center for Community Development: college students and their professors helping out in town halls across the commonwealth.
Haiti. It was early in 2010 that a massive earthquake devastated much of that island nation. So how are things today ? We check in with some of the Virginia-based groups who have been working in Haiti for many years now.
In honor of Labor Day, Virginia Insight presents this special look at how technological advances have put us on the edge of a new industrial revolution.
Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and Susan Hassler, Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Spectrum Magazine, are joined by engineers, scientists, and futurists from MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, Rice Univ., and the Institute for the Future to give insights into how technology will redefine work in the not too distant future.