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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.
Citizens in free countries are richer, happier and healthier than citizens in unfree countries. Barack Obama should use his world-class rhetorical skills to boost confidence in democracy and create hope for its future. Because, as he used to say: There is nothing false about hope.
The story of Peter Carlsson and Northvolt teaches us two lessons: You need to understand the future to see all the possibilities, and you must be a fact-based optimist to grab them.
In 1966 Pelé walked the streets of tiny Swedish town Åtvidaberg, as part of a global marketing campaign for the local multinational company Facit. But just six years later Facit was no more, swept away by a disruption in the market: electronic pocket calculators. How could they have missed this?
Optimist's Edge is the advantage fact-based optimists have, which gives them the superpower to be able to see opportunities before everyone else.
With Moore's law you can predict what computers can do and help create the future.
A physical product that becomes digital end up so cheap and accessible in its final stages that it becomes democratized.
It could soon be possible to obtain eco-sustainable buildings which in total are compostable, grow on their own are even able to repair themselves. Learn more about the special component in mushrooms.
Conflicts are not bad. With the right methods, conflicts can enrich our lives in plenty of ways. Kelly Odell gives his best tips for resolving conflicts successfully.