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Trends in sustainability, HAL-9000, our food system, interaction design, corporate venturing squads, sentience, SaaS trends, capturing heat, electric grids, minimalism, fusion and quantum computing and transplanting gene-edited pig hearts into babies.
Time to watch “2001: A Space Odyssey”
The future of sustainability: 4 fast-emerging trends
Mining, minerals, oceans, AI and environmental justice.
How Thinking Visually About A.I. Can Protect Us
HAL had an off button……..
With our food systems on the verge of collapse, it’s the plutocrats v life on Earth
Climate breakdown and crop losses threaten our survival, but the ultra-rich find ever more creative ways to maintain the status quo
Invisible Details of Interaction Design
Interaction design is an art form to make experiences that fluidly respond to human intent.
Corporate venturing squads: Teaming up with other corporations to innovate with startups
Corporate venturing squads bring multiple players to the table, fostering a dynamic partnership that encompasses various activities such as scouting, product and service testing, and investment
How Studying Animal Sentience Could Help Solve the Ethical Puzzle of Sentient AI
State of SaaS trends
Organizations now use 371 SaaS apps on average
Cities want to bottle up your body heat
60% of uncaptured energy is lost as heat, there may be plenty of opportunities to not only harness an efficient power source that’s typically wasted, but also create a cycle of use and reuse.
Software Coordination Could Eliminate Costly Upgrades To Future Electric Grids
Expensive infrastructure upgrades to accommodate the growing demands of electric grids in the future may not be necessary.
Minimalism vs. Consumerism: The Benefits of Choosing a Simple Life
Soft trends/hard trend?
How Physicists Are Using Dyson Maps to Build a Working Fusion Reactor
Scientists from MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center hope to use Dyson maps to translate classical physics into data that quantum computers can understand.
This company plans to transplant gene-edited pig hearts into babies next year
eGenesis has started transplanting gene-edited pigs’ hearts into infant baboons—and humans may be next.