Just as we’re witnessing in space exploration, entrepreneurs are also taking the lead in bringing real solutions to the planet’s climate challenges. So let’s cut to the chase and answer the real question at the heart of global warming: “Where’s the beef?”
In spite of the massive opportunity they represent, space-related ventures comprise a relatively small percentage of the overall VC portfolio. But with so much to be done—and gained—they’re starting to catch on. And the time has never been better.
The experience of awe induces major psychological shifts that can be key to solving difficult problems. Awe opens up the mind in powerful and surprising ways, making us more receptive to new possibilities. In other words, in order to see the world differently we need to, well, see the world differently!
Moonshots takes on the notion of the scarcity-driven economy at its core, exposing its many false theses. For example, with respect to energy resources, we don’t have so much scarcity difficulties as conversion challenges, which, for entrepreneurs, completely redefines the nature of problems.
Mind-powered human-machine interaction is no longer science fiction. With all the development underway in the field of the brain-computer interface, we’re really only scratching the surface of what’s possible. Join us in a deeper dive into these mind-blowing technologies.
In 1912, Nikola Tesla teamed up with a New York grade school in a radical experiment that would bathe the students in a continuous wash of electromagnetic waves in order to make “dull pupils bright.” A hundred years later, DARPA discovered Tesla was onto something big.