“Progress should mean that we are always changing the world to fit the vision, instead we are always changing the vision.” — G.K. Chesterton
Imagine wanting to create a piece of art. You can picture the full creation in your head. In front of you lies the paintbrush and paint cans to bring that vision to a reality. Instead, however, your mind becomes riddled with poisoned thoughts. You ask yourself, “What if I’m not a good enough painter?” Slowly, your magnificent vision gets torn into a thousand shredded remnants.
Imagine a technology that could verify if food is expired or not, secure contracts between private companies, and create hack-proof democratic voting systems. All are different abilities that Blockchain has the power to accomplish…and more. We are living in an uber-connected society that is only going to grow more connected. But with great influence comes great responsibility. Already, we have witnessed the destruction that hacking can do upon supposedly fair elections. We have seen millions of user identities stolen and given to unknown entities. …
AI. When you think of it, you imagine looking in the mirror and smiling at yourself, except this hologram talks in tech jargon and plans ahead thousands more moves than any human could ever hope to do. Essentially, the ultimate mission of AI, or artificial intelligence, is to create machines that are able to think and behave like people. Except while people are chained by physical and mental limitations, AI is limitless.
Believe it or not, the idea of artificial intelligence has always been etched in the human subconscious. In ye olden times, myths were passed between circles of philosophers…
TL;DR: You can optimize your inner sense of peace through First Principles thinking by setting a solid foundation of facts and then making a plan to improve each little piece.
Ever since COVID-19 swept across the nation last March, there has been an epidemic of distress. People are feeling angry, helpless, anxious, and depressed. New challenges such as remote meetings and seeing friends less often have created a sense of tediousness in each day. Youth especially have been touched by the pandemic as they grapple with missed social interactions. I would know, I am one.
Tl;dr: Ori is going to play a major role in revolutionizing how we look at our living spaces by designing flexible products that maximize productivity.
Young, brilliant, and broke. That’s the situation 20 million of America’s college students are in as they navigate the move to international hubs such as Austin, New York City, and Los Angeles. More often than not, the only apartments they can afford are tiny spaces with barely any room to move around. Students oftentimes feel asphyxiated in rooms where fitting a sofa is a struggle. But not to fear — Ori is here!
tl;dr: crypto is going to run the world one day by giving the power back to the people.
Everyone likes money, right? Just ask Naval Ravikant, a billionaire investor and the co-founder of AngelList. He published 36 tweets on cryptocurrency that absolutely will blow your mind.
In a nutshell, they describe how in the past, currency used to be controlled by a small group of powerful people. These powerful people could force others to do their will through monopolizing the method of payment which was received. Flash forward to 2020 and now we have crypto. Instead of being controlled by…
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