A Futurist Vision of Retirement Planning

I spend a lot of time trying to predict the future and spinning fantasies about it.

A Restaurant in the Year 2081

It’s a work of fiction, but seems plausible to me!

A Future Where None of Us Will Have a Single Career

“The notion of pursuing a single career will seem as quaint as receiving a gold watch upon retirement.”

The Economics of Neko Atsume

The first thing you need to understand is that the cats have won. You’re not quite sure how it happened—the joke was always that the cockroaches would win, right?—but it turns out that cats very much enjoy killing cockroaches, and so here we are.

Amanda Palmer: “Everything Feels Unstable”

Meet The World’s First Bookless Library

The Commons does have librarians and Internet connections to all the standard electronic resources of a university library. It provides access to a digital catalog that launched with 135,000 e-books. But take a look around the room, and it’s completely bookless.

Four Sprays Equals One Cup of Coffee

The Future Is Going to Be Awesome and Terrifying

If I Don’t Look Down I Can Keep On Running

How are you feeling about your financial future, Samantha Mee?

Everyone Knows Everything, Is Probably Just the Way to Think About It