The business of wisdom

Richard Eskrow critically explores the commercially-driven search for wisdom in silicon valley in the article "Buying Wisdom: The art of mindful networking".  Certainly, any investigation of how technology could better support qualities like wisdom will be vulnerable to misguidance unless these investigations are well grounded in scientific rigour.  Our challenge in the next few years will be to build a framework for positive computing which allows it to progress as a rigorous field of academic research independent of commercial drivers.