techno-optimism

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A Techno-Optimistic View of the World – 23-minute video by James Bedsole, science journalist

During 2017, I interviewed six prominent techno-optimists: Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, Ramez Naam, Daniel Kraft, David Eagleman, and Dave Evans. This video assembles clips from these interviews, to address the meaning of techno-optimism and why techno-optimists have a positive, brave, fearless view of humanity’s future. You can view more of the interviews with each of … Continue reading

Techno-Optimism: Everything Will Get Better

Imagine that, within the next couple of decades, worldwide living standards will have risen enough to end to dire poverty and material scarcity. Humanity will enter an era of bountiful food, endless clean water, inexhaustible cheap energy, greatly extended human longevity, exponentially improved communications and education. Such is the optimistic view presented in the just-published … Continue reading

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