The Economist article on my dad Unacknowledged Giant invited comments for 15 days
If you have continuing comments or Q&A on how his work impacts today - including 2010s which he saw as the most exciting decade ...
they are most welcome here (in this blog) or skype me at isabellawm - our family foundation : http://isabellawm.com
podcast version of norman is http://audiovideo.economist.com/?fr_story=148a31344f7ecd896d854369eb1b9b8bf4751a88&rf=podcast other obits at www.worldeconomist.net ; Economist Celebration of the future work norman http://www.normanmacrae.com/netfuture.html expected the net gen to achieve in 2010s is nov 16 (2010) boardroom The Economist - why not send us postcard if you participated or wish to co-host an assembly connecting the greatest goals : yes we can interact
to the reader who asked for some audio, here's a youtube but note this was in his last year and he had become rather deaf
|James Wilson and Norman Macrae were agreed the only reason they spent their lives mediating economics was ending poverty -the happiness and freedom search to empower every livelihood. Picking up their leadership pens, 105 years apart Wilson 1843 tried to celebrate goodwill of leaders as impacts of industrial revolution multiplied; Norman(1948) as the worldwide started an odyssey of doubling spends on communications every 7 years for 70 years- that's a 1000 fold increase of 2015now. Which women ensure that their half of the human race impacts the future of sustainably in all the ways that men are prone to risking most|