What, Me Worry?
January 22, 2013 3:13 AM Subscribe
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Every year, Edge.org
asks a question. This year's is:"What *Should* We Be Worried About?"
are things like "Chinese Eugenics," "We Are In Denial About Catastrophic Risks," "Worry About Internet Drivel," "The Patience Deficit," "The Power Of Bad Incentives," "The Complex, Consequential, Not-So-Easy Decisions About Our Water Resources," and "The Cultural And Cognitive Consequences Of Electronics." They are from people like Nassim Nicholas Taleb, David Rowan, Evgeny Morozov, Kate Jeffery, Vernor Vinge, Bruce Schneier, Alison Gopnik, Steven Pinker, Virginia Heffernan and Simon Baron-Cohen.
There are 154 answers.
2012:What Is Your Favorite Deep, Elegant or Beautiful Explanation?
2011:What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody's Cognitive Toolkit?
2010: How Is The Internet Changing The Way You Think?
All the way back to 1998: What Questions Are You Asking Yourself?