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Humanity won’t collapse from climate change thanks to the steps we’ve already taken. But we will still be in serious trouble if we don’t do more.
Unless we tackle the cultural and mental health issues fueling populist train wrecks across the West, any political victory against them will only be temporary.
It looks like our future is fewer humans, not more. And while that may be good for our long-term survival, it means rethinking our economic and political systems.
The coronavirus pandemic may not be apocalyptic, but it came at just the right time to shake the foundations of our increasingly unstable world and expose its problems.
Coders and those fed up with major social media platforms are trying to create peer to peer alternatives to Twitter and Facebook. But can they really succeed in swaying users?
Sand and water might be everywhere, but the grim reality is that the sand we can use, and water needed for watering our crops and modern civilization are both being threatened.
Thanks to science fiction we're all familiar with the term cyborg, but what it means is actually a lot less defined than it appears at first glance.
Industrialization changed the way we think about work and run our lives. Automation will make us rethink both again, and as it's in full swing, we should do it sooner rather than later.
Interaction with robots on a regular basis has the potential to blur some important lines when it comes to dealing with the world around us. But the good news is that our machines can still enforce them.
A new Danish study confirms that being surrounded by greenery improves mental health. As more of us move into rapidly growing cities and aim to explore space, we need to plan for a greener future.