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Wildness in Parks Can Make You Feel Better
Wildness in Parks Can Make You Feel Better
Shamov | 03 March
As metropolises balloon with growth and sprawl widens the footprint of cities around the world, access to nature for people living in urban areas is becoming
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JP Morgan Economists Warn of 'Catastrophic' Climate Change
JP Morgan Economists Warn of 'Catastrophic' Climate Change
Shamov | 29 February
In a hard-hitting report to clients, the economists said that without action being taken there could be "catastrophic outcomes". The bank said the
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Why Bill Gates Thinks Gene Editing and Artificial Intelligence Could Save the World
Why Bill Gates Thinks Gene Editing and Artificial Intelligence Could Save the World
Shamov | 20 February
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 years, and today he told the
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Attention and Focus are the Raw Materials of Human Creativity and Flourishing
Attention and Focus are the Raw Materials of Human Creativity and Flourishing
Shamov | 19 February
It’s 9 a.m.: You walk into the office, sit down, fire up your computer and attempt to start your workday. Ping! Everyone is talking about Trump
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Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine
Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine
Shamov | 18 February
It’s hard to watch a loved one get sick. Their eyes go glassy. Their breathing is punctuated by body-wracking coughs. Feverish and aching, they struggle to get
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These 10 Medical Breakthroughs Will Change the World
These 10 Medical Breakthroughs Will Change the World
Shamov | 15 February
Every day, medical innovations lengthen and improve lives across the globe. Over the course of the next decade, as twenty-first century technologies combine
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This Strange Rule Is What Makes the Human Brain So Powerful
This Strange Rule Is What Makes the Human Brain So Powerful
Shamov | 13 February
Run a supercomputer every second of every day, and eventually its storage will fill up, its speed decrease, and its components burn out. Yet our brains
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Would You Want a Personal Artificial Intelligence That Knows Everything About You?
Would You Want a Personal Artificial Intelligence That Knows Everything About You?
Shamov | 11 February
A couple years ago I took part in a marketing video where I was recorded answering questions about my career path, interests, and goals. The next day, the
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How to Make Later Life Happy, Healthy and Meaningful
How to Make Later Life Happy, Healthy and Meaningful
Shamov | 08 February
Humanity has long been obsessed with how long they would live. In 1513, the Spanish explorer Ponce de León set out in search of the Fountain of Youth, a
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How can We Prepare Students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? 5 Lessons from Innovative Schools Around the World
How can We Prepare Students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? 5 Lessons from Innovative Schools Around the World
Shamov | 06 February
New schools and new views on teaching are springing up around the world to help prepare the next generation for a rapidly changing employment landscape.
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Could Photonic Chips Outpace the Fastest Supercomputers?
Could Photonic Chips Outpace the Fastest Supercomputers?
Shamov | 04 February
There’s been a lot of talk about quantum computers being able to solve far more complex problems than conventional supercomputers. The
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With These 4 Breakthroughs, We’ll Be Able to Write Whole Genomes From Scratch
With These 4 Breakthroughs, We’ll Be Able to Write Whole Genomes From Scratch
Shamov | 03 February
The ability to read genomes has transformed our understanding of biology. Being able to write them would give us unprecedented control over the 
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