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Thirty-five years after writing The Handmaid's Tale, the Canadian author is set to release its sequel. Once again, she has been inspired by "the world we've been living in".
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Hear AI expert Toby Walsh predict the exact year machines will be as intelligent as humans.
According to the facts, the world isn't actually as bad as we think.
What do we need to do to make sure we steer extraordinary developments in robotics in the right direction to avoid a dystopian future?
How did democracy come to be defined as selfish individualism?
How can one begin to write about the horrors of war?
How should we understand this age of anger, and what kind of transformative thinking will help us find our way out of it?
People are hedonists, seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. So why do we have an appetite for spicy foods, hot baths, and BDSM?
The heated culture wars of the 1990s are back – the modern battle ground is the internet.
Privacy is selfish – which is why its days as a personal privilege are numbered.