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By Esther Dyson - Sep 08,2014
The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially given constraints on key resources like water and agricultural land. As it stands, the two leading approaches to enriching and enlarging the world’s food
By Esther Dyson - Aug 14,2014
There has been a lot of fuss lately about the psychological experiment that Facebook conducted on nearly 700,000 of its users. In order to gauge how people’s Facebook “News Feeds” affect their moods, the company temporarily implemented a new algorithm to displa
By Esther Dyson - Jul 12,2014
Summer is conference season — a critical time for building brands, making connections and shaping industries. Indeed, though people increasingly learn and interact online, we retain a fundamental need to engage in person. At conferences, such engagement is guided by a few
By Esther Dyson - Mar 22,2014
An online charity organisation is taking Silicon Valley by storm. Called Watsi, the charity allows users to read personal tales of medical woe in emerging markets and contribute up to the total amount needed to pay for a particular patient’s treatment.  Many might sa
By Esther Dyson - Mar 09,2014
Had you told me a year ago that I would attend a conference devoted to school lunches, I would have laughed.

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