Cyberphilosophy | The Art of Human Meets Digital® Thinking
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In 2017, while walking to school in Paris, France, Alfonso E. Chávez adopted the term Cyberphilosophy, first introduced by James H. Moor and Terrell Ward Bynum in 2003, to describe his passion for blending Philosophy, Economics, Technology, Arts & Sciences, Public & Private Policy, and Executive Management.
While at Columbia University in Paris, on a beautiful fall day in September 2017 Alfonso was inspired to elevate his consciousness of executive leadership, servant leadership and management. As he walked through Paris reminiscing on French philosophers he enjoined the term Cyber & Philosopher to better describe to people his role as a technology executive working to serve the "greater good" for an organization / community.
Walking the same streets of philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), Michel Foucault (1926-1984), Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir better known as Marie Beauvoir (1908-1986), Albert Camus (1913-1960), Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), René Descartes (1596-1650), Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire (1694-1778), Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), Isidore Auguste Marie François Xavier Comte, better known as Auguste Comte (1798-1857), Montesquieu (1689-1755) and others set Alfonso on an intellectual journey in cyber servant leadership.
Reminiscing in Paris is surreal especially if you find yourself at historical cafés where intellectual giants gathered to think out loud. Ernest Hemingway wrote, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” The Art of Human Meets Digital® thinking, therefore, embodies a poetic belief that human beings and technology are evolving profound Human Meets Digital® neuro-kinetic relationships that are transforming humanity outside the boundaries of our normative existence and existentialism.
More on this later, but for now let's agree-to-agree that our good friend René Descarte really meant to impart upon humanity the concept of "I compute therefore I am..." ;-)