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My Neighbors are Voting for Trump and It's Not Because They're Rednecks

My Neighbors are Voting for Trump and It's Not Because They're Rednecks | Write The Future | Scoop.it
East Texas voters aren't going for Trump because they're stupid, writes Joe Lansdale, but because they like the fear-based mythology of the Trump show.
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Renewable energy: 7 spectacular structures you could soon spot in our seas

Renewable energy: 7 spectacular structures you could soon spot in our seas | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Renewable energy: Expect an astonishingly different ocean view.
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How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently

How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently | Write The Future | Scoop.it
"Just how charitable are you supposed to be when criticizing the views of an opponent?"
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How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.
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Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet?

Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet? | Write The Future | Scoop.it
A holistic approach to the economy is necessary to avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, according to a new report by the Capital Institute
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Competition Among Women: Myth and Reality

Competition Among Women: Myth and Reality | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Women seem to have a reputation for being “catty” and competitive with other women, unlike how men behave with other men. This is a curious notion, esp
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Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Imagine if a world full of forests generated all the energy we need - a new technology could make it a reality.
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Imagining your future projects is holding you back.

Imagining your future projects is holding you back. | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Idea Debt: too much time thinking about how awesome it will be to have this thing done and in the world. And way too little time actually making the thing.
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The free speech delusion

The free speech delusion | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Those who want to facilitate bigotry and shut down dissent among voices that have been silenced for too long are exploiting the language of free speech.
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Embracing His Indie Side

Embracing His Indie Side | Write The Future | Scoop.it
At first glance, British author Warren Ellis—known to his fans as Internet Jesus—doesn’t seem a likely candidate for self-publishing.
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Hitchhiking Robot Is Decapitated And Left In A Ditch After Just Two Weeks

Hitchhiking Robot Is Decapitated And Left In A Ditch After Just Two Weeks | Write The Future | Scoop.it
This summer, one small robot should have had a big adventure. It’s my sad duty to report that the United States adventures of hitchBOT, the Canadian hitchhiking robot, have come to an untimely end, two weeks after setting off for a final destination of San Francisco, California.
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Ada Lovelace Day 2016 -- A Celebration Of Women In Science And Technology

Ada Lovelace Day 2016 -- A Celebration Of Women In Science And Technology | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 is Ada Lovelace Day 2016, an international celebration of Women in Science and Technology. I caught up with founder Suw Charman-Anderson to find out more about the big day.
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Micro-conference Write The Future set to Return this Summer - Geek Syndicate

Micro-conference Write The Future set to Return this Summer - Geek Syndicate | Write The Future | Scoop.it
First trialed in 2013, the Arthur C. Clarke Award-curated conference is set to return this year.
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How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist

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Resources | Not for people like me?

Resources | Not for people like me? | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Under-represented groups in science, technology and engineering. A summary of the evidence: the facts, the fiction and what we should do next
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Anonymous is building a site to kill Facebook

Anonymous is building a site to kill Facebook | Write The Future | Scoop.it
A new social network, backed by members of Anonymous, hopes to take on Facebook and the other social media giants with a commitment to privacy, security and transparency about how posts are promoted.
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Where Your iPhone Goes to Die (and Be Reborn)

Where Your iPhone Goes to Die (and Be Reborn) | Write The Future | Scoop.it
At a dedicated factory with 24-hour security in an undisclosed location in Hong Kong, iPhones are being carefully and meticulously destroyed.
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Write The Future | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
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The Slow Apocalypse and Fiction

The Slow Apocalypse and Fiction | Write The Future | Scoop.it
1—Descending into the Substrata   The Sonic Acts Geologic Imagination Festival (Amsterdam, February 26—March 2) as I experienced it was less festival
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The First International Beauty Contest Judged By Robots

The First International Beauty Contest Judged By Robots | Write The Future | Scoop.it
Robots are starting to appear everywhere: driving cars, cooking dinners and even as robotic pets. But people don’t usually give machine intelligence much..
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Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium

Why Twitter's Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) - Bad Words - Medium
It wasn’t Professor Plum in the Library with the Candlestick. So what killed Twitter?
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What is creativity? Decoding the DNA of pure creativity with Onedotzero’s Shane Walter | The Drum

What is creativity? Decoding the DNA of pure creativity with Onedotzero’s Shane Walter | The Drum | Write The Future | Scoop.it
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