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Fact-based Optimistic News

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Mathias Sundin

๐Ÿ’ก Optimistโ€™s Edge: Will the Tesla Bot replace all physical human labor?

Robots that understand and can interact with the surrounding environment will be able to replace all physical human labor, which will lead to a dramatic expansion of the world economy.

Linn Winge 1 min read

๐ŸŒณ Ancient forest discovered in sinkhole in China

A team of Chinese scientists have found a sinkhole with a forest at the bottom. They say that they wouldnโ€™t be surprised if they found species never heard of before in the ancient forest.

Kent Olofsson 2 min read

โœˆ This is how we could eliminate the climate impact of aviation

By capturing and storing carbon dioxide in the production of bio aviation fuel, it is possible to eliminate the climate impact of aviation completely.

Marco Borsari 7 min read

๐Ÿง  In just 20 years artificial intelligence could dramatically reshape our world

The imagination of Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, takes us into a futuristic world made up of virtual teachers, augmented cities, increased longevity, immersive virtual worlds, as well as vital new issues to address.

Kent Olofsson 1 min read

๐Ÿฉธ Ultra-thin fuel cell converts blood sugar into electricity

A minuscule fuel cell is able to generate energy from glucose present in the body and replace traditional batteries.

Kent Olofsson 2 min read

๐Ÿ”‰ Extremely quiet fans could improve our health

Noise from the fans in ventilation systems can make us sick, but a new type of fan is so quiet that we are not affected by the sound.

Jakob Holgersson 3 min read

๐Ÿš€ Boeing's Starliner capsule docks with International Space Station

Crew Dragon just got some competition.

Kent Olofsson 1 min read

โ˜€ These solar panels provide electricity even at night

By utilizing a natural physical process, it is possible to get solar panels to generate some electricity even during the dark part of the day.

Kent Olofsson 2 min read

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ EU approves automatic AI analysis of X-ray images

AI can take care of the routine analysis of X-ray images and relieve X-ray doctors, enabling them to focus on more difficult tasks.

Kent Olofsson 1 min read

๐Ÿ‘ถ Uterus transplantation helps the childless to have children

Transplanting a uterus from a donor is an effective and safe method to solve infertility for women who lack a functioning uterus.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

๐Ÿ“š Fact-based optimistic summer reading

Four books that will make your summer more interesting and more optimistic.

Linn Winge 2 min read

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Scottish villagers buy nature reserve

Scottish villagers buy a nature reserve and now they are hoping to double its size, making it 4000 hectares.

Kent Olofsson 2 min read

๐Ÿ‘ถ Researchers "rejuvenate" skin cells by 30 years

By reprogramming skin cells, it is possible to turn back the clock and make the cells function as if they were several decades younger.

Khumbu Muleya 4 min read

๐Ÿ˜ Remote tracking system helps understand elephant ecology

The use of technology in Africa in research and everyday life is increasingly bridging the technology gap between the continent and western countries. In this case, with the Victoria Falls Elephant Project.

Linn Winge 1 min read

๐Ÿซ Beautiful eco-school protects students from harsh desert heat

In Jaisalmer, a city in India, students have to brave scorching temperatures to attend class. A new school, the Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, with a smart design keeps the school and its students cool without air conditioners.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Strong connection between democracy and prosperity

People living in democracies are richer, healthier and happier. And there is a strong connection between democracy and prosperity, a new report from The Atlantic Council and the Alliance of Democracies shows.

๐Ÿ“š Top Reads

We're honored to present these top reads from World-Class writers, who contribute to Warp News because they believe in our mission of spreading fact-based optimism all over the world.

Mathias Sundin 3 min read

๐Ÿงฌ The Elon Code - how to understand Musk

Much has been said and written about how Elon Musk thinks and operates, but despite that, a key part has been neglected. There are two parts to The Elon Code, but only one part has gotten most of the attention. Here we dive into the second part.

David Deutsch 13 min read

๐Ÿ’ก David Deutsch: Optimism, Pessimism and Cynicism

With so much progress in the world, how can pessimism still be widespread? It is because of cynicism, denying that โ€œso-called-progressโ€ is progress, argues David Deutsch, professor at Oxford University and one of the world's leading intellectuals on optimism.

Kevin Kelly 15 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Kevin Kelly: The Case for Optimism

Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired Magazine and author of several books, among them The Inevitable. For Warp News he presents his case for optimism.

Johan Norberg 3 min read

๐Ÿ‰ Opened or closed will determine China's future success

An increasing number of people think the future belongs to China. Interestingly, thatโ€™s what well-informed pundits assumed 1,000 years ago as well. The reason that those predictions turned out wrong tells us something important about Chinaโ€™s prospects this time.

Nicklas Berild Lundblad 3 min read

โฌ†๏ธ Pollyanna's secret

Optimists often get called nicknames, one of these is Pollyanna. But the real story about the nickname tells us something important about the power of optimism.

Matt Ridley 5 min read

๐Ÿ’‰ Matt Ridley: The unexpected history and miraculous success of vaccines

At a time when the miraculous success of vaccines has transformed the battle against the pandemic it is fitting to recall the general idea, and unexpected history, behind vaccination, writes Matt Ridley, bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and How Innovation Works.