Issue 2 - Please forward this to at least two people you think would enjoy this newsletter.
The not so far future
“I think bitcoin may very well be the best form of money we’ve ever seen in the history of civilization.”
The head of Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Lab foresees a day when we all have artificial helpers that understand us, all of the information in the world, and what we need to know next.
The gap between rhetoric and reality is closing.
Nootropics, electro-stimulation and other forms of cognitive enhancement are on their way.
Since it’s launch 13 months ago, Slack has grown to more than 500,000 daily active users, revenue above $10m per month, a 33-fold annual growth rate and a valuation approaching $3bn. How?
Since replacing the legendary Steve Jobs, Cook has led the iBehemoth to even greater financial success. (Really excellent profile)
Today’s great firms have a much smaller physical footprint that previous years. That has lasting impact. (Not least by looking at the astounding chart below.)
How yoga and meditation can make people better designers
Design the product you really believe in; and then pay attention to the feedback.
Department of superpowers
It might sound like something straight out of Q’s laboratory or the latest Marvel film but a group of scientists in California have successfully created eye drops that temporarily enable night vision.
Please do send me any feedback on tone & curation - firstname.lastname@example.org