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22 May 2018

How AI Could Increase The Risk Of Nuclear War

Could artificial intelligence upend concepts of nuclear deterrence that have helped spare the world from

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21 May 2018

Why Fascism Is So Tempting – And How Your Data Could Power It

In a profound talk about technology and power, author and historian Yuval Noah Harari explains

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21 May 2018

One-Third Of The World’s Nature Reserves Are Under Threat From Humans

In the 146 years since Yellowstone National Park in the northwestern United States became the world’s

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19 May 2018

Could Cryptocurrency Provide An Elegant Solution For In-Game Trading?

The controversy surrounding CS:GO skins gambling that hit the headlines last year put the whole

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18 May 2018

The Great Challenge Of The 21st Century Is Learning To Consume Less. This Is How We Can Do It.

Ecological collapse is hard to miss in the headlines. From deforestation to soil depletion, species

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18 May 2018

How Your Mind, Under Stress, Gets Better At Processing Bad News

Some of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime will occur while

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17 May 2018

This “Duck Curve” Is Solar Energy’s Greatest Challenge

Electricity is very difficult to store. But most consumers use it in a very predictable

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17 May 2018

Are Dictators On The Way Out – Or On The Way Up?

All around the world, democracy is looking shaky. While consolidated democracies are struggling to stay

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16 May 2018

Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn’t Sold On ‘Smart’ Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one

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16 May 2018

How To Explore the World by Living the Van-Life

Travelling by day, sleeping who knows where by night, no rent, no fixed location. Total

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15 May 2018

How Do We Measure Well-Being?

Opinions differ on the definition of well-being. Yet there’s a growing consensus that it cannot

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15 May 2018

US Cities Losing 36 Million Trees A Year, Researchers Find

Scientists warn of environmental threats rising from trend that is ‘likely to continue unless policies

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14 May 2018

How To Make The Most Of Your Year Traveling

A year out to travel is no longer just the preserve of young people in

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14 May 2018

What Makes Housing Great? Here’s New York City’s Guide

Anyone can use the city’s new guide to affordable housing–and eventually, it could go global.

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14 May 2018

Refugees Can Actually Create Jobs For Locals In Growing Cities – If Given The Chance

The term “refugee” conjures up certain images; bedraggled, desperate people hauling themselves onto lifeboats in the Mediterranean;

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14 May 2018

Countries Must Compete For Migrant Workers To Boost Their Economies

Politicians and the media expend inordinate amounts of energy debating migration, often using nativist, populist

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11 May 2018

Illinois Gains Millions from Video Gambling, but Casino Cities Fail to See Any Benefits

The State of Illinois and its local governments are happily cashing in millions from video

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11 May 2018

Big Tech Is An Extractive Industry, It Must Be Regulated As Such

The biggest scandal of the power of Big Tech is not privacy. There is a

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11 May 2018

How To Prepare Cities & Citizens For More Killer Heat Waves

As climate change takes hold, researchers are exploring what it will take for communities to

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11 May 2018

Why Racial Segregation Is A Design Feature, Not A Bug, Of US Cities

The National Housing Act of 1934, part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’ following the

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