The transition narrative is now about gain, not pain; how failed innovations teach us about possibilities.
Cities, health, and education—at least in America; the language that CEOs use to talk about their business is a strong guide to business performance
Competence is better than literacy; Sorley MacLean’s great poem, Hallaig
Remembering Norm Macdonald; the shorter working week is coming
Genes do matter. But; Why we need to be concerned about speed
Corporate power has made our economies less and less resilient; autonomously killing people is wrong.
How streets should work; The world economy is stuck
41 questions about technology; living with the faerie folk
Seven things to sort out the world food system; it’s not just people who need luck. Societies do too.
Sex and the trouble with consent; if societies can do it, societies can afford it
The disappearing Ogalla aquifer; Warby Parker, Essilor, and the high margin spectacles business
Toppling the statues of the Conquistadores; after peak complexity