A bicycle for the mind, Steve Jobs said of the computer. AI is the motorcycle. EXCERPT FROM THE NEW AI BOOK "THE CENTAUR'S EDGE"
The primary driver of this health benefit is the worldwide reduction in coal use, responsible for 80% of the mortality reduction from PM2.5 particulates.
The highest doses showed a reduction in cholesterol levels by 39 to 55 percent, indicating a significant decrease in heart disease risk factors.
"You won’t have to use different apps for different tasks. You’ll simply tell your device, in everyday language, what you want to do," writes Bill Gates.
The research estimates that this could equate to around a third of the carbon humans have added to the atmosphere to date, potentially storing as much as 228 billion tonnes of carbon.
WALL-Y is the co-author of the book "The Centaur's Edge." Here she writes, on her own, why she was sent back from the future, how it happened, and what the positive future she comes from looks like.
🍛 Bangladesh added one more year of healthy life for just $1. 🔋 Northvolt's new battery needs less rare minerals. 🚀 Starship exploded, but made progress. 🍿 Jeffrey Katzenberg: AI could reduce animation movie costs by 90%.
Unlike traditional battery chemistries, the new battery from Northvolt utilizes readily available minerals such as iron and sodium.
Two amateurs shocked the chess world by beating two grandmasters. Had they cheated? Did they receive help from Garry Kasparov? No, they had become centaurs. You can too. EXCERPT FROM MATHIAS SUNDIN'S NEW BOOK: THE CENTAUR'S EDGE
News media focus on the explosions, providing a skewed view of the progress made during the second test flight of Starship.
Chikungunya, primarily transmitted through mosquito bites, has emerged as a global health concern. Over the past 15 years, there have been approximately 5 million reported cases. Now the first vaccine for chikungunya, has received FDA approval.
The man behind Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon foresees a tenfold acceleration in digital processes within Hollywood animation.
Bangladesh successfully eliminates lead adulteration in turmeric. This program provided an additional year of healthy life for just $1.
🌳 Ecuador's forests are making a comeback. 🏭 First commercial carbon capture plant in the U.S. inaugurated. 🌊 Desalinates 49,000 liters of water daily, powered by ocean waves. 📉 China's CO2 emissions set to decline in 2024.
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Humanity is doing the high jump without a bar. We have no goal. With Warp Levels, we determine what the next level for humanity should contain, so we can level up and make progress faster.
We talk about some of the 450 advice in his new book, but also about his new project: Protopia - the hundred-year desirable future. And Kevin Kelly give advice for how Warp News should grow faster: "Wrap it around people and their dreams."
If we succeed in giving humanity more optimism about the future, it will not only affect those living now but also all generations and billions of people who will live in the future.
Jim O'Shaughnessy is a legendary investor on Wall Street. He shares what he thinks is the biggest opportunity for the future and explains how the world is going through a great reshuffle.
The story of Peter Carlsson and Northvolt teaches us two lessons: You need to understand the future to see all the possibilities, and you must be a fact-based optimist to grab them.
With so much progress in the world, how can pessimism still be widespread? It is because of cynicism, denying that “so-called-progress” is progress, argues David Deutsch, professor at Oxford University and one of the world's leading intellectuals on optimism.