Reader View · ~11 min read · Jun 15th · Some 200 places around the world have now achieved Dark Sky status. Frankie Adkins explores the benefits nights with out light pollution can bring. · Shared by 735, including Esther Schindler, Jeff Keni Pulver 🌻, Berci Meskó, MD, PhD, Colin Wright, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer
Reader View · Jul 6th · Watching robots operate with speed and precision is always impressive, if not, at this point, always surprising. Sophisticated sensors and fast computing means that a powerful and agile robot, like a drone, that knows exactly where it is and exactly where it’s going can reliably move in highly dynam · Shared by 134, including Erico Guizzo, Brian Ahier, Evan Ackerman, Matt Shaffer, Bob E. Hayes
Reader View · 5 min read · From 2020 · Draft of Brown study says findings suggest ‘substantial impact of mechanized bots in amplifying denialist messages’ · Shared by 469, including Bethany Brookshire, Dr. Alec Couros, Prof. Katharine Hayhoe, Carl Robinson 🎙️, Prof Michael E. Mann, Steve Faktor, Bill McKibben, Andres Oppenheimer, Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, Deborah Blum, marco iacoboni, Thomas Power, Mathew Ingram, Matt Navarra, Ray Monk, Claudia Sommer, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, W. David Stephenson, Tristan Harris, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer
Reader View · 5 min read · From 2018 · Groundbreaking assessment of all life on Earth reveals humanity’s surprisingly tiny part in it as well as our disproportionate impact · Shared by 123, including 𝖪𝖾𝗂𝗍𝗁 𝖶𝗂𝗅𝗌𝗈𝗇 #GeneralElectionNow🗳️, Mark Channon, Dr Rani Lill Anjum ☮️🌍🍀, Ross Wood, Stephen C Sanders, Filippo Boninsegna📡, Grzegorz Wapiński, Paul Watson, Michael Bench-Capon, Lucas Foster, Martina Grolimund
Reader View · 3 min read · 2021-05-20 · Hundreds of scientists around the world are working together to understand one of the most powerful emerging technologies before it’s too late. · Shared by 299, including Alexander Seifert, Michael Fisher, Ferit (at 🏠) 🌙, Helen Yu, Josh Wolfe, Safiya Umoja Noble PhD, John Nosta, Emily M. Bender, Carla Gentry, John C. Havens (he/him), Mike Tamir, PhD, Marc Gasser, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, Nige Willson, Andreas Staub, Tamara McCleary
Communities that speak languages not prioritized by Silicon Valley suffer the most hostile digital environments.
Reader View · ~17 min read · 2021-01-25 · A climate scientist spent years trying to get people to pay attention to the disaster ahead. His wife is exhausted. His older son thinks there’s no future. And nobody but him will use the outdoor… · Shared by 415, including Christian Surchi, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Gerd Leonhard, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Jane, Merkstatt, Prof. Katharine Hayhoe, Tim, Matthias Lampe, John Schwartz, Andrew Dessler, Elrond Burrell (he/him), Hiroko Tabuchi, Amicitia, Thomas Power
Reader View · 8 min read · 2021-10-31 · The bestselling author and historian offers his predictions on how technology will alter the evolution of humans and change society. · Shared by 118, including Marcus Borba, Ian M Calvert, Merkstatt, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, Carla Gentry, Iain Brown, PhD
Harari says the countries and companies that control the most data will in the future be the ones that control the world.
Reader View · 4 min read · 2021-06-23 · Species extinction, more widespread disease, unliveable heat, ecosystem collapse, and other climate impacts are accelerating · Shared by 121, including Svein Tveitdal, Cameron Russell, Bas Grasmayer, Gavin Schmidt, Arin Basu, Emmy van Deurzen☀️🌍 🌻🌹🌳🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️, Juan Cole, Thomas Power, Nicolas Babin #CES2023
They are also deeply unfair: those least responsible for global warming will suffer disproportionately, the report makes clear.