An analysis of the capabilities and limitations of AI tools and an exploration of its productive use.

March 2021

How can we bring the right ideas to the right people and expand the reach of existing solutions across disciplines?

November 2020

Zooming out from the atom level, Ben Green gives a new perspective on learning, consciousness, and life itself.

October 2020

In seiner Betrachtung des Startbandes zeigt Ronny Günl uns nicht nur das Verhältnis von Mensch und Kino, sondern auch jenes von Anfang und Ende in einem…
Stephan Gräfe appelliert, dass wir "apokalyptisch Denken": nur wer die schlimmsten Folgen antizipiert, kann erfolgreich auf kommende Krisen reagieren.

September 2020

Can we extrapolate lessons from the Khmer Rouge period to find real-time evidence of atrocities in Xinjiang?

August 2020

A super-grid could deliver inexpensive, high capacity, low loss transmission and change our geopolitical landscape.
Future Potentialis and alexandria call for the first joint essay competition with 500 Euros in prizes.

July 2020

Can GPT-3 or ontology-based Cyc bring about the Semantic Web and solve semantic search?
How Bluetooth paired with an anonymous Uber-like interface could drastically reduce bicycle and mobile phone theft.

June 2020

With precision fermentation food will be built from the molecule up.
An unemotional attempt to list the pros and cons of eating animal products