Americans find doom inspiring, and love that their 'specialness' is in peril. -Lisa New
Tablet technology helps children in developing countries learn to read on their own.
Natural selection enabled us to share what we know, but no filter from others.
"Libertarian Paternalism" nudges people in the right direction.
Future governments will have two foreign policies, for the physical and cyber worlds.
Lantern will connect people in countries where the Internet is blocked (1/4 of the world).
"We must acknowledge that we are no longer as exceptional as we once were."
Robots, 3D printing, facial recognition...China is toast!
People love playing games. They're powerful. What can we do with this?
The key to CI is to have smart people who are good at working together.
We're already crowd-sourcing collective intelligence in medicine.
What can we make computable? A city. A country. Everything.
"Artificial general intelligence will be a collective intelligence game changer"
Over 18 million people took action to stop SOPA.
"We need a national movement connecting people to their power."
In 2010, 42% of election funding came from 0.000015% of Americans.
There are 25 wars in the world today that are rooted in commodities and resources.
We accept gradual changes that we would never accept if they happened abruptly.
"Things take longer than you think they will, and then, when they happen,
happen far faster than you thought they would." - Larry Summers
Autism advocate Carly Fleischmann on stage with Senator John Kerry after challenging
him on Twitter to answer questions.
If we're visibly divided at home, it will be much harder to leverage other
counties for trade and other needs.