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The Edit: Looking From Above
The Edit

The Edit: Looking From Above

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
26th Aug 2022

The case for optimism, why artificial intelligence poses risks and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Why has NASA built a giant new rocket? NASA’S new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS) is sparking debate on the flourishing private-sector space industry – The Economist
  • The views from the top. Photos of remote structures around the world show the observatories, monasteries, castles and more that were built high atop mountains, cliffs, and stone pillars – The Atlantic
  • We need to talk about how good A.I. is getting. We’re in a golden age of progress in artificial intelligence – The New York Times
  • The subtle power of cheerfulness. A cheery mood might seem like a self-absorbed response to serious times. But history tells us otherwise – Aeon
  • What happens to a family when rivers run dry? Corey Robinson’s short documentary follows a Nepali family grappling with the personal side of climate change – New Yorker
  • How business leaders can foster better disability inclusion. From inclusive policies to role models, senior management has the power – and responsibility – to make work better for those with disabilities Raconteur
  • Why facts don’t change our minds. New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason – The Beautiful Truth

“It’s not what you look at that matters; it’s what you see.”

Henry David Thoreau