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Technology, the Universe and Everything — A Living Systems View of Spaceship Earth

October 3, 2017

Half a century ago, the first images of Earth from space were broadcast around the world. These catalyzed awareness that, for better or worse, Earth is a dynamic, interconnected system. 
For tech companies pursuing “sustainability,” this awareness presents a paradox of cosmic proportions. On the one hand, we hope that new innovations will improve the quality of life for billions of people. Yet we're accelerating the transformation of ecological commons into expendable commodities. As a result, we’re destabilizing planetary cycles and decreasing Earth’s regenerative ability to sustain life. 
Is there a way out of this conundrum? Dr. David McConville explores how the regenerative paradigm shines new light on these wicked problems.