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Innovation Science & Technology

The world is mundane

Most people are unaware of just how truly mundane the world is. With all the complexity of the modern world, new technologies, and a constant stream of problems that vie for our attention, the world can seem utterly incomprehensible. At the top of the list for most people is climate change. Solutions seem almost impossible. […]

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Innovation Science Artificial Intelligence

The impact of AI and revolutionary advances

AI is truly revolutionary despite the rather mundane uses it is being to put right now, like writing papers and generating SEO keywords. AI is far more disruptive and powerful than that. AI-driven tools will change our entertainment, facilitate new discoveries, and alter the course of humanity for the better (or destroy us all, but […]

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Artificial Intelligence Society Future

Why AI is not as bad as you think

With the public release of ChatGPT, AI has caused a lot of excitement as well as a lot of fear. The concern is that AI will take over the world and supplant humans in a variety of jobs. These worries are generally baseless and they ignore the numerous ways that AI might genuinely help humans. […]

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Policy Future Science

Normalizing climate change

As we approach the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP27, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt in mid November, there is a lot of coverage about climate change. Most of the reporting has basically come to accept that we will live in a hotter world and that is… okay? This normalization […]

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Future Opinion

Vision for a better world

With everything going on in the world today, remaining positive about the future is extremely difficult. Cynicism is far easier, especially when all we tend to see in the news is negative. Climate change, political upheaval, conspiracy theories, willful ignorance, war, the threat of nuclear annihilation, and more threaten our very existence. The vision for […]