Scenario prompts are the first step of strategy development. Topics to consider are change, connected shocks, AI and bioweapons, innovation, 16 million colours, superficial brain implants, brain wave art, data storage and riskophilia.
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10 Charts That Capture How the World Is Changing
Health, loneliness, tech, climate, AI, innovation, retail, obesity, etc.
Climate change is becoming a security issue, says this expert
We live in this era of connected shocks
AI chatbots could help plan bioweapon attacks, report finds
Large language models gave advice on how to conceal the true purpose of the purchase of anthrax, smallpox and plague bacteria. Read https://www.ronimmink.com/managing-acceleration/
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The best innovators can describe the problem they solve in a single short sentence
Art with DNA—digitally creating 16 million colors by chemistry
Fluorescent markers bound to one of the matching DNA strands make the duplex visible, and fluorescence intensity increases with increasing duplex stability. Now, researchers succeeded in creating fluorescent duplexes that can generate any of 16 million colors.
Superficial Brain Implant Could Have a Deep Impact
With wireless power from a wearable, brain stimulation could enter the home
Engineering students are creating music and art using brainwaves
The Georgia Institute of Technology course teaches engineering students to create art using brainwaves, either their own or someone else’s.
Microsoft’s futuristic ‘Project Silica’ stores data on glass plates for 10,000 year
3,500 films or 1.75 million songs can be stored on a single, small glass disk. Microsoft is currently developing the data storage of the future. Much more durable and uncomplicated than any hard disk.
Our risk appetite is diminishing, and that is a problem.