Artificial Intelligence is already outsmarting us at '80s computer games by finding ways to beat games that developers didn't even know were there. Just wait until it figures out how to beat us in ways that matter.
Look at Wall Street in 2008, and the White House right now. Diversity—of people and cognitive perspectives—is crucial for avoiding failure.
Is science destined to crack the code of consciousness—and how would we even go about it?
Here's how the government improves your life without you knowing it.
Capitalism has hijacked our emotions and rewired us for instant gratification—but we can reclaim our lives by practicing deep hope.
Here's why you should always be looking for new income streams—even if you already have a full-time job.
Who will live on the this brand-new floating nation in the South Pacific—and how?
Will A.I. take us over, and one day look back on this time period as the dawn of their civilization? Richard Dawkins posits an interesting idea, or at the very least a premise to a good science-fiction novel.
Why do first-world ailments get cured faster than global health crises? Because Big Pharma doesn’t serve sick people, it serves rich people—let's change that.
Since Russia (most likely) hacked our Presidential election in 2016, there's been talk of using cell phones for voting. Think again.
When we create something more intelligent than we could ever be, what happens after that? We have to teach it.
Why does America confuse fantasy for reality, in pop culture and in politics? Kurt Andersen can pinpoint the moment it happened.
We've heard it before: Artificial Intelligence is coming to take our jobs. But is it really their fault, or the company that can't figure out how to create new ones?
More modern cars are easier to hack. So are pacemakers and other medical devices. What does that mean for the future?
We hear the term "disrupted" a lot. But what does it mean, and why does the fear of change it represents perfectly describe how President Trump won in 2016?
The most revelatory answers in life come from complex, diverse populations. Technology can open our eyes to what we're missing and destroy our subconscious biases in one fell swoop.
There's only one guy on this whole planet who's done both. He tells us what it's like to experience two of the most extreme feats.
The Internet is all shadows and mirrors—but what if it were the central source of truth? Thanks to Blockchain technology, it's a future that's possible.
AI might be coming for many of the jobs in the future. But not this kind, and not ever. Here's why.
Which country influences foreign elections the most? An extensive dataset of every election from 1946 to now has the answer.