The Y2K scare cost billions of dollars. Anti-GMO campaigns are hurting children with vitamin A deficiency. Fearmongering and excessive caution have severe consequences. We must avoid making the same errors with AI.
What makes us happy? Kelly Odell takes you on a journey from the old Greeks to the body's self-produced cannabis to find out.
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.
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.
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.
As an optimist, you are often faced with an interesting dilemma: the rest of the world thinks that the world is getting worse, and you yourself think that it will get better – should you try to convince everyone else that it really gets better, Nicklas Berild Lundblad asks.
When Kelly Odell was first asked to contribute to Warp News, although not trying to show it, his reaction wasn’t 100% positive. In this column, he explains why.
An image of an ostrich with its head in the sand. Someone who is constantly late. Someone else who is considered gullible and naive. None of this has anything to do with optimism, writes Magnus Aschan, Editor-in-Chief of Warp News.