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
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
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
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
September 19, 2019
You have a truly important piece of personal information that is extremely vulnerable, and you probably don’t know about it.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?