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💡 Kevin Kelly's new book
I haven't read Kevin Kelly's new book yet, but I sure will: Excellent Advice for Living: Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier
That gives me a chance to plug the article he wrote for us: The Case for Optimism
In it, he explains why the future is created by optimists. It is a really good read.
He also turned it into a TED Talk, with over two million views.
The Angry Optimist
🚀 A paradigm shift behind Sweden's new astronaut
Last year, Sweden presented a new astronaut. But he was only a backup. It could take many years for him to go to space, if it happened at all.
But suddenly! He would go up within a few months. What happened?
The explanation lies in the changes the space industry has undergone in recent years, and shows how space is opening up for many more players.
💡 Fact-based optimistic news of the week
⚕️ Vaccines for cancer and heart disease by 2030: could save millions
mRNA-based vaccines for cancer, heart disease, and other conditions could become a significant medical breakthrough.
🔥 XPRIZE Wildfire: Igniting a global race to reinvent wildfire detection and response
Humanity's grand challenge of eliminating wildfires is tackled head-on by the $11 million XPRIZE Wildfire competition.
👩💻 Job: Help Speculative Technologies design new research programs
Help design a research program to unlock powerful materials or manufacturing technology.
🐠 You and an AI can help save coral reefs
Listen for a few seconds, and help identify fish sounds. That will help train the AI and restore the health of the reef.
🦾 AI-driven lab search for new materials 24/7
An automated system operates continuously, day and night, to produce novel inorganic materials with the potential to enhance batteries, fuel cells, and superconductors.
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