πŸ’‘ Warp News #202

πŸ’‘ Warp News #202

πŸ’€ The murder rate has dropped 17%. πŸ‘½ Not alone anymore? πŸ“Ά Record number of internet users. 🚘 Autonomous vehicles cause fewer injuries and fatal crashes

Mathias Sundin
Mathias Sundin

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πŸ†™ What should we level up to?

I was quite nervous when I last week sent out my text about Warp Levels.

My belief is that I will never have a better idea in my entire life. And something that I will spend the rest of my life working to realize.

So, I was pretty anxious about how people would react.

One way to measure is by how much the text is shared, and it seems to have good traction. But most importantly, I measure by the comments about what you want to include in the upcoming levels.

And a lot of ideas have come in, with a wide range. It makes me especially happy because, stupidly, I didn't even ask the most obvious question: What do you want to include in the next level?

My hope is that we will have a diversity of ideas, and what you've written to me so far suggests that. One wrote about the role of a parent, another about robots, a third about AI and music, a fourth that levels should replace grades in school. And so on.

I will talk to many people about what they want to see in the next levels. I believe it will be very interesting to read and provoke many ideas about our future.

So, now I'm asking the question I should have right away: What do you want to include in the next level?

Mathias Sundin
The Angry Optimist

🦾 A productive centaur

New research indicates a significant increase in productivity and quality for those who used ChatGPT compared to those who didn't.

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πŸ†™ Longtermist Will MacAskill on Warp Levels: "Very good!"

MacAskill is a philosopher at Oxford University and a leading advocate for longtermism, where the idea is that we should consider thousands of future generations in the decisions we make now. What does he think about leveling up humanity?

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πŸ’‘ Fact-based optimistic news of the week

πŸ’€ Globally the murder rate has dropped 17% in the past 20 years

Europe has seen a sharp decline in the murder rate, and the situation in Asia, Africa and the Americas has also improved.

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πŸ‘©πŸΏβ€βš•οΈ Ghana’s immunization rates soar in drone-served districts

Drones significantly reduce vaccine supply time to remote clinics. Drone deliveries take only 55 minutes to reach the remotest clinics, which would take over 5 hours by road.

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πŸ‘½ Not alone anymore? New evidence points to life on distant planet

On a planet named K2-18b, over 120 light years from Earth, a telescope has possibly detected a molecule known as DMS. Why is that important? Because on Earth, DMS is only produced by life.

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πŸ“Ά Record number of internet users, two-thirds are now online

5.4 billion people are now online. More than ever before. Growth in internet connectivity is strongest in low-income countries.

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🚘 Autonomous vehicles cause fewer injuries and fatal crashes

Self-driving cars decrease the risk of injury-causing and fatal accidents compared to human drive vehicles.

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