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Redesigning Spaceflight

Redesigning Spaceflight

June 1, 2020

A new age of space travel has begun with the successful launch of SpaceX's crewed Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket. Everything about the launch was futuristic, giving us a vision of humanity at its best.

Building After the Pandemic

Building After the Pandemic

May 10, 2020

The past few months have been quite an adventure for our civilization. Marc Andreessen rightly says we must build. Where should we start to build, and what are the obstacles preventing us from progressing?

The Speed of a Language

The Speed of a Language

January 12, 2020

If you have ever listened to different languages, you must have noticed that some sound faster than others. Is that just how they sound, or do faster languages also convey information faster?

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire

December 12, 2019

When we focus on better things, we can make a real difference. When we focus on success over popularity, we can all be truly successful.

The Most Important Number

The Most Important Number

September 19, 2019

You have a truly important piece of personal information that is extremely vulnerable, and you probably don’t know about it.

Education Loading

Education Loading

May 11, 2019

Imagine learning to drive without a car. Now imagine practicing piano without a piano. How about cooking without a stove? This is precisely what many students have to do, every single day.

Are We Really Alone

Are We Really Alone

April 13, 2019

So we can observe black holes millions of light years away now, hidden behind thousands of stars in our night sky. Yet, we have seen no evidence of life out there. Why is that?

When the Internet Disappears

When the Internet Disappears

March 30, 2019

We often ask what the next Internet will look like, except there won’t be a next Internet at all. Because the Internet is going to disappear.

The Mind of Stephen Hawking

The Mind of Stephen Hawking

March 16, 2019

Stephen Hawking’s life is a testament to the fact that your mind, your intelligence, your knowledge, can take you farther than anything outside ever can.

Hungry for Humanity

Hungry for Humanity

March 2, 2019

It’s 2019, and our phones, TVs, and cars are more efficient than ever. But, our food is somehow still stuck in the past.

A Lifetime of Opportunity

A Lifetime of Opportunity

February 16, 2019

NASA announced that Opportunity is officially dead. How did we become so attached to an inanimate metal box crawling around on the Martian surface?

A Universe Inside Your Mind

A Universe Inside Your Mind

February 2, 2019

Our consciousness has brought us this far – from nomadic hunters to space explorers. So where are we headed now?

The Beacon of Education

The Beacon of Education

January 19, 2019

Education is the most essential tool that can change people’s lives. How are we doing in bringing it to everyone around the world?

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