The world has improved in mind-blowing ways. Most people think the world is bad and getting worse, but scientific data proves otherwise. In reality, the world has never been richer and healthier than it is now. And it continues to get better. Nine particular improvements in living standards are driving this trend.
Why copyright alone can’t unrig creative labor markets, by Cory Doctorow This article is available on Medium Chokepoint Capitalism is my next book, co-written with the brilliant copyright scholar Rebecca Giblin. It’s a book about how the markets for creative labor were rigged, and how artists, fans, tinkerers, regulators and lawmakers can unrig them. That second […]
The Transformation is a series of stories about the future history of America & the world from 2020 to 2050 as told by a Gen Z character in 2100. The popular series with more than 50,000 followers in Medium is a positive yet plausible narrative about how we can solve the many challenges of our time & build a much better future. Through this page you can get oriented and see an overview in order of all 6 stories linked to Medium (click on the images below). Or you can go directly to Medium but they display the stories in reverse order (blog-style) with the most recent one first: medium.reinvent.net
History is a long series of moral abominations.
Consumers are increasingly pushing for sustainable business practices in retail, driving businesses to reassess what they produce — and how. From ingredient upcycling to plastic alternatives to smart trash cans, we look at the technologies placing sustainability at the center of retail products and processes.
A Decade of Impact.
Talking with Bill Gates about progress, the best news in the world, and the future of food.
WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explains why progress often looks like dystopia to the untrained eye.
The Sunrise Movement cofounder shares lessons on how to grow political power
In the novel, Robinson introduces a carbon coin, inspired by a conceptual framework designed by Delton Chen, founder of the Global Carbon Reward Initiative. Today, the need for an IMF Climate Stablecoin has become even more pressing.