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Victoria Crawford and Lindsey Prowse of the World Economic Forum strongly urge businesses to treat climate change resilience seriously. There are multiple ways businesses can attack this issue. Few areas identified by the Global Commission on Adaptation are shown below. (Read the Commission’s entire report here). Image: Global Commission on…

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The World Economic Forum outlined the top 5 threats that can happen at the same time, threats for which no country is prepared to handle. Here they are: 1) Tipping points in the environmental system due to climate change or mass biodiversity loss. 2) Malicious, or accidentally harmful, use of artificial intelligence. 3) Malicious…

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Coal power plants are going away for good. And there is nothing anyone can do to stop them. While the current administration has tried very hard to bring coal back, utilities are moving towards 100% renewable power. Not even the administration’s Department of Energy’s ruling to subsidize aging coal units in the…

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280-character messages. Emojis galore. SMS and chat abbreviations and acronyms. The FBI compiled a list of most common Twitter shorthand. The document has no less than 83 pages. If you don’t believe the English language is evolving, check out the linguist John McWhorter’s TED talk on the impact of texting in the evolution of…

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Netflix’s show, Altered Carbon, posses a really interesting question: what happens to us when we can live forever?  The show assumes that humans have managed to download their consciousness into the cloud and, from there, into a new body – someone else’s empty “sleeve” or, for those who could afford it,…