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AI as a co-founder, data management trends, charging true climate costs, ChatGPT as an entrepreneur, eternal youth, awe, metal organics, longevity, virtual reality opera, autonomy and forever chemicals.
What are your coal mine canaries?
In the age of AI, do you really need a cofounder?
There’s a graveyard near Silicon Valley littered with thousands of other companies that might have made it had cofounder disagreements not led to a failure
Data Management Trends: The Future of Data Management
Hybrid, observability, legacy systems, AI and machine learning, security, data preparation and blockchain.
German supermarket trials charging true climate cost of foods
The canary in the coal mine. Is your model sustainable when true climate costs are calculated (at restorative levels).
Remember That Guy Who Gave ChatGPT $100 to Start a Business? It Failed Miserably
Gene therapies for eternal youth
Imagine a not-so-distant future, when a 60-year-old man named John Doe goes to the doctor to replace a faulty gene or insert a whole new gene into his body
How we experience awe — and why it matters
Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs): An Advanced Material That’s Finally Coming of Age for Nanoscale Commercialisation
MOFs are class of hybrid porous materials that contain a mixture of organic linkers and inorganic metal ions.
The Future of Longevity: Keeping Healthy People Healthy
Apparently, age is a key factor in dying
The ‘Strange New World’ of Virtual Reality Opera
Trust beats command: embracing autonomy for innovation & success
Autonomy is an organizational approach characterized by self-organized, multidisciplinary teams that operate with decentralized authority and, ideally, self-select their work—all in service of hitting OKRs and the company’s MTP and Moonshot.
Could the world go PFAS-free? Proposal to ban ‘forever chemicals’ fuels debate
A European agency is considering sweeping restrictions on fluorinated chemicals used in jet engines, electric cars, refrigeration systems, semiconductors and many consumer products.