Ulrika Gerth

Ulrika Gerth

Ulrika Gerth 5 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: You can also be an artist โ€“ with the help of an AI

๐Ÿ’ก AI painting upends creative boundaries by empowering anyone to create art that previously required the skill of professional artists.

Ulrika Gerth 3 min read

๐Ÿ‘ The art of breaking bad habits

Husband: โ€˜Are you really the right person to be writing about this?โ€™

Ulrika Gerth 5 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: Food from air

Your next-generation steak saves both cows and the planet. The main ingredient? Carbon dioxide.

Ulrika Gerth 3 min read

๐Ÿ˜Ÿ Hey, kids โ€“ drop the climate anxiety

"A millennial couple recounting how they wrestled for a decade (!) with the โ€œethical quandaryโ€ of whether to bring โ€œanother human onto an already crowded planet.โ€ (she wanted to raise a โ€œclimate ally,โ€ he feared for the childโ€™s future)," writes Ulrika G. Gerth

Ulrika Gerth 4 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: Your fresh ideas could help solve the water crisis

The global water crisis is serious. But so are the efforts to solve it. Is the elimination of thirst next? Ulrika Gerth guides you through this essential topic.

Ulrika Gerth 1 min read

๐Ÿ“š E-book: Naive Pessimists

Meet the naysayers who thrive on doom, hog the spotlight - and get almost everything wrong.

Ulrika Gerth 7 min read

๐Ÿ“– Read an excerpt from Naive Pessimists

READ AN EXCERPT: Meet the naysayers who thrive on doom, hog the spotlight - and get almost everything wrong.

Ulrika Gerth 6 min read

๐Ÿ’ธEffective charity takes giving to the next level

In the shadow of the big names, effective charities are setting a new standard for giving. This is what you need to know about giving to really make a difference.

Ulrika Gerth 9 min read

๐Ÿ’‰ Bye, cancer? What the vaccine revolution could mean for you

Call it the silver lining of the pandemic. The Covid-19 vaccine miracle just may be the beginning of the end for cancer, malaria, and other killer diseases, writes Ulrika Gerth.

Ulrika Gerth 7 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: Forget landfills - recyclers have big plans for electric car batteries

An environmental disaster in the making or the foundation of a greener future? Many people believe the former when it comes to electric car batteries. A booming new industry is about to prove them wrong.

Ulrika Gerth 6 min read

๐Ÿ’จ How Amazon delivers at super speed โ€” and other benefits of E-commerce

Online spending skyrocketed around the globe in 2020 โ€” and no other company got a larger piece of that pie than Amazon. Ulrika Gerth takes a deep dive into how they can deliver so fast, and what benefits e-commerce gives us in general.

Ulrika Gerth 6 min read

โ˜ ๏ธ Doomsdays That Never Happened

Humanity does seem to have a soft spot for the thought of its imminent destruction. Fortunately, we have beaten the odds of doom and gloom more than once...