Kyle Guest

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Becoming Borg: What Is a Hive Mind in Science and Could Humanity Get There?

Communication technology tends to develop in a particular direction: more people communicating across larger distances using less effort to do so. …

Consciousness

America’s youth are suing the government over climate change, and President Obama needs to react

These lawsuits could offer a ray of hope for climate change proponents<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a president who seems to have …

Climate

Is Universal Basic Income a Good Idea? Stick Around, Because We're About to Find out

A Lively Debate<p>Barack Obama predicted it: Universal basic income (UBI) is under debate. In a UBI system, all citizens are given a flat income …

Economics

Stopping Trump: Obama Creates “Permanent” Ban on Oil Drilling in the Arctic

Environment Versus Politics Equals A Major Headache<p>US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have declared it: oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

The weird science behind distrusting super cheerful people

Every now and then, I’ll meet someone who’s just so relentlessly cheerful that it sets my grouchy self on edge. These extra smiley folks are …

The future doesn’t suck

Sooo … that happened. Donald Trump won the U.S. election and now threatens the progress we’ve all worked so hard to achieve. Does this mean our …

Bernie Sanders

When We Find Intelligent Aliens, They Will Be Machines

Any intelligent aliens that humans manage to contact probably won't look much like you or me, or the squid-like creatures in the new film …

How to make sure the future doesn't ruin your job

At this point automation is inevitable, but that just means we need to think longer and harder about how we prepare for its consequences.<p>On Tuesday, …

Why Theoretical Physicist Sylvester James Gates Sees No Conflict Between Science and Religion

An active proponent of education, diversity and communication, Sylvester James Gates is known for both his research in theoretical physics and his …