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Leave a Comment on The Internet Is a Force of Nature. It’s Our Job to Civilize It.
Continue Reading... The Internet Is a Force of Nature. It’s Our Job to Civilize It.
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The Internet Is a Force of Nature. It’s Our Job to Civilize It.

We’re a long way from the halcyon days of the early internet, when the promise of a decentralized digital communications network meant anyone could talk to anyone without appealing to the gatekeepers.

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Continue Reading... This Light-based Nervous System Helps Robots ‘Feel’
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This Light-based Nervous System Helps Robots ‘Feel’

Last night, way past midnight, I stumbled onto my porch blindly grasping for my keys after a hellish day of international travel. Lights were low, I was half-asleep, yet my hand grabbed the keychain, found the lock, and opened the door.

Continue Reading... Printable Organs are Closer than Ever Thanks to Three Bioprinting Breakthroughs
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Printable Organs are Closer than Ever Thanks to Three Bioprinting Breakthroughs

Over the next few weeks, while browsing cuties on the dating app, Tinder, you may find an image of a…

Continue Reading... The Challenge of Abundance: Boredom, Meaning, and the Struggle of Mental Freedom
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The Challenge of Abundance: Boredom, Meaning, and the Struggle of Mental Freedom

As technology continues to progress, the possibility of an abundant future seems more likely. Artificial intelligence is expected to drive…

Continue Reading... This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze
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This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white…

Continue Reading... Sci-Fi Short Film ‘Uncanny Valley’ Paints a Dark Future for Virtual Reality
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Sci-Fi Short Film ‘Uncanny Valley’ Paints a Dark Future for Virtual Reality

What’s the worst possible outcome of virtual reality technology going mainstream? A generation of burnt-out, washed-up VR junkies losing touch…

Continue Reading... Could Blockchain Voting Fix Democracy? Today, It Gets a Test Run
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Could Blockchain Voting Fix Democracy? Today, It Gets a Test Run

There’s no shortage of debate about the role tech has played in politics. From misinformation being spread via WhatsApp in…

Continue Reading... No Job Is Safe, But These Skills Will Always Be Valued in the Workplace
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No Job Is Safe, But These Skills Will Always Be Valued in the Workplace

If you’d asked farmers a few hundred years ago what skills their kids would need to thrive, it wouldn’t have…

Continue Reading... The Motivating Power of a Massive Transformative Purpose
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The Motivating Power of a Massive Transformative Purpose

Eradicating diseases, mastering flight, near-instant global communication, going to the moon—humans have developed a taste for making the impossible possible….