πŸ’‘ Warp News Newsletter #83

πŸ’‘ Warp News Newsletter #83

The week's fact-based optimistic news.

Warp Editorial Staff
Warp Editorial Staff

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πŸ“† When were the good old days?

If every generation remembers "the good old days?" - then when exactly were the good old days?

There must be a time in history when people didn't dream back to a better time. Right?

That is what Jason Feiferexplores in his podcast Build for Tomorrow (formerly known as Pessimists Archive)

There is a ton of good episodes in there, I've listened to them all. Here are some of them:

Do We Lose Skills Because of Technology?
Margarine: A Cautionary Tale of Stupid Laws
Wearing A Walkman Was Illegal
Why Games Like Chess Are Threatening
Corrupting the Youth With Pinball

πŸ‘‰ Here you can find Build for Tomorrow on your preferred podcast platform.

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Cell-grown burgers will be cheaper than cow-grown burgers

Cell-grown means that it is real meat, but not from a dead cow. Most people are wrong about how quickly the price of such meat will fall.

Here is everything you need to know about the development of cultured meat, so that you can get a (juicy) edge.

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Cell-grown burgers will be cheaper than cow-grown burgers

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πŸ’ƒ The Roaring Twenties: gone or just delayed?

There are a lot of signs pointing towards a roaring twenties, after all. In this essay, Kelly Odell looks at the good things that might come out of the pandemic and shows evidence of a booming economy just around the corner.

πŸ‘‰ Read this Premium Supporter article on Warp News.

Fact-based optimistic news of the week

πŸ¦…Scarecrows could help save thousands of birds

To protect birds from diving into fishing nets scientists designed LEB - an aquatic scarecrow.

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πŸ“‘ New eyes on space will help to protect Earth from threatening asteroids

A new telescope at the La Silla observatory at Chile will help protect Earth from threatening asteroids. The new telescope is a part of a world investment to map and identify near-Earth objects.

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β˜€οΈ Solar panels on airport roofs could reduce coal dependency in Australia

The roofs of airports create perfect conditions for solar power. A study shows the potential by looking at Australia 21 one federal airports.

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πŸ€– Robot defeats weed with laser

A self-propelled AI robot can identify weeds and then burn them off with a laser.

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πŸ”¬AI makes the best microscopes better

By letting an AI combine two techniques, it is possible to get detailed 3D images in seconds instead of hours or days.

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🏑 The first 3D-printed house made from soil

In Italy, you can now find the first-ever 3D-printed house made out of on-site materials.

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