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Drawing redlines where the ‘capability ladder’ of intelligent machines can’t be allowed to go further.
It can only endure if bolstered by proactive cooperation on climate, AI and health.
Ancient wisdom understood the principle of reverse movement in history.
A new breed of subnational statesmen takes the lead on climate action.
Genome pioneer Craig Venter unveils a microbial universe in the seas.
Converging shifts in the Middle East erupt in the Israeli-Hamas war.
Curbing inequality will depend on sharing the new wealth and upskilling labor to co-work with intelligent machines.
Philosopher John Gray envisions a new Middle Ages where plural jurisdictions find a modus vivendi among clashing conceptions of the good life.
The interconnected lineage of life from primordial times to the present.
Both centralized giants and distributed tribes need checks and balances in the coming wave of innovation.
What follows after rupture is the passage to something new.
The long march to a world order shaped by the Global South.
It has invited the encirclement the Middle Kingdom sought to avoid.
A planetary “community of fate” can only be forged through shared responses to common challenges.