09b Futurist 00 Nominees

Suicide Pods for Sale in Switzerland

Suicide Pod Saves Humanity From Freedomist.com Excerpt: It looks beatiful.  I can’t wait to die in it.  Someday, you might find yourself saying these words if you are wealthy enough.  You can just hop aboard your jet to Switzerland and buy yourself a suicide pod that will take you through the joy of life and […]

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Do Electric Cars Get us to Net-Zero?

Electric car zones in cities like Oxford point toward net-zero future From www.csmonitor.com 2021-11-18 20:30:32 Simon Montlake Excerpt: The English city of Oxford is set to implement some of the strictest green rules for cars in the United Kingdom. Starting in February, drivers of nonelectric vehicles will have to pay £10 ($13.50) a day to […]

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Social Expectations Can Lead Girls Away from STEM

Are We Pushing Girls Away from STEM? One Study Says Yes From Freedomist.com Excerpt: A study recently published in a medical journal suggests ‘gender-interest stereotypes’ contribute to a drop in the number of girls who might be interested in STEM by as much as 50 percent, a startling figure if true. What’s not certain about […]

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Engineered Silk Could Could the Skin by 15 Degrees

Chinese Silk Could Save Hot Summers From Freedomist.com Excerpt: The Chinese are developing a new type of fabric  that can make humans feel 15 percent cooler when they put the clothes on in hot conditions. Read Full Article

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Google’s Parent Wants New DeepMind to Get Wonder Drugs

The Google Wants Drugs From Freedomist.com Excerpt: Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is setting up a new DeepMind to try and find new and awesome wonder drugs the mega-corpo can use to expand its market share to include the drugs you buy at the pharmacy. Read Full Article

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Ethereum Creator Dreams of Self-Governance Blockchain Tools

Will Blockchain be the Printing Press of the State-Corporate Church? From Freedomist.com Excerpt: Vitalik Burtin is hoping to combat this new priest in our lives by offering potential uses for blockchain technology that could enable communities at micro-scales to self-govern efficiently.   The most ambitious proposal is to design cities around crypto-technologies.  For now, some of […]

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