Every week you get a thought-provoking essay on how you can understand and create the future.
Humans have struggled with one of the grand challenges of biology, namely understanding how proteins are designed. Suddenly, last year, it was solved by an AI. The event happened to be the start of something even greater...
The Internet gives us a way to reach billions of people and even very narrow interests can find their audience. This also applies to TV series that have previously at best become popular in their home country. They can now be enjoyed by millions
To "warp a meeting" means that for a while you only think about possibilities. Problems and obstacles are addressed later. This we have noticed creates more ideas and makes us more eager to realize them.
If we want to build a truly sustainable world, it isn't enough, just harming the environment less. We need to recognize that the planet's health is imperative – and caring for it is tremendously rewarding, writes Marco Borsari.
Will electric cars be cheaper to buy than the equivalent petrol cars in 2025? And does it matter when the big shift from petrol to electricity takes place? We have updated our forecast from last spring.
The challenges young people face in Africa are plenty. However, there is a lot of optimism in the young who are making use of education and their rights to participate in the political debate, writes Khumbu Muleya.
How do you play? Optimists and pessimists play different games, and they play in different ways, writes Nicklas Berild Lundblad.
What should we do to solve the problem of climate change? Should we set clear boundaries and push humanity back within them? Or should we evolve so that we can break these boundaries, but without destroying the earth? That is the most important debate of our time.
Is space exploration a waste of energy? Some argue that it is and that more focus should be on tending the Earth. But what if space can help solve important questions about earth, writes Anna Rennéus Guthrie.