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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.
As official approval of lab-grown meat looms on the horizon, it’s a good time to rethink how we feed ourselves and why we need to make a change sooner rather than later.
We should take the gig economy’s rapid growth and global impact as a warning that we need to make some major changes, and we need to make them very quickly.
Space is becoming a growing commercial industry. And we need to start heavily investing in it to save ourselves from our worst decision makers.
The 2018 midterms may be the most important vote today’s generations will cast for science, technology, and the basic social contract in America. The future is at stake, literally.
Imagine a computer the size of a solar system, powered by a star and built for speed. It sounds impressive, but it may not be as good of an idea as it may seem.
Robots are now making their way to one of the oldest and most important human occupations: farming. And further automation of agriculture will have serious consequences.
We need big ideas if we're going to successfully transition to a post-industrial society.