Big data bringing Asimov’s Psychohistory from fiction to reality

Isaac Asimov, my favorite science fiction writer and thinker introduced a concept called Psychohistory in his famous “Foundation” novel series. Psychohistory is the science of predicting the behavior of large groups of people using a statistical model of the psychology … Read more →

I believe that every kind of institution — business or otherwise — today carries not just a social responsibility, but an existential responsibility. A responsibility not just to society — but to life itself; and further, to the art of living. An obligation to elevate what’s worthy, good, and true in every life; a duty not just to “serve” people as “consumers,” but to better people as humans; a calling not merely to “deliver” — but to matter.

Umair Haque, Business Should Focus on Sociality, Not Social “Media, ”  Harvard Business Review (via ibmsocialbiz)