Month: August, 2020

Is This The End Of Capitalism?

It’s a term you’ve probably heard a lot. Late Stage Capitalism. People use it to describe the absurdities and wild inequalities of the world today. But what is it exactly, and are we really living in it? And if so, what comes next?

Rise Of The Living Robots

Our traditional view of robots as metal machines with computer brains is pretty hard-wired (pun intended) into the human psyche. But there are reasons to believe that living robots – robots made of soft or living tissue – might be the better option. Here’s why.

Space Shades Won’t Save Us From Climate Change

Space shades are often touted as our last hope if our climate change situation gets too out of control. If we can’t keep carbon emissions down, we could just block the sun. I hear this option get thrown out very casually, but I’ve never seen a realistic look at what that would look like. How big would it need to be? How much would it cost? Wound it even work? So I decided to take a serious deep dive.