Learning a foreign language used to be long, expensive process requiring teachers. Today, there are apps that make language learning easier and cheaper.
The real population crisis confronting the world is depopulation, not overpopulation. A Review of Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson’s Empty Planet.
The research community is best poised to shape what is developed and in what capacity it can be used by a variety of actors.
Doctors using telepresence robots can help distant patients while improving quality of care, but is that the real motivation?
Escher and his “radical liberal” comrades provide an interesting case study of Switzerland throughout industrialization.
Contrary to the fears of cultural critics, the rise of digitization has transformed film, music, books, & television for the better.
Switzerland has become a hub of cryptocurrency innovation because of its tradition of decentralized government and flexible financial regulation.
We explore who Jim Cantrell is, when he became mesmerized by outer space, & how he hopes to transform the space economy.
A thought experiment showing just how dysfunctional and distorting our health insurance system is.
CRISPR technology promises to eradicate diseases and feed the starving, but should we be worried about possible ill consequences?