#436491 The Year’s Most Fascinating Tech ...
Last Saturday we took a look at some of the most-read Singularity Hub articles from 2019. This week, we’re featuring some of our favorite articles from the last year. As opposed to short pieces about what’s happening, these are long reads about why it matters and what’s coming next. Some of them make the news while others frame the news, go deep on big ideas, go behind the scenes, or explore the human side of technological progress.
We hope you find them as fascinating, inspiring, and illuminating as we did.
DeepMind and Google: The Battle to Control Artificial Intelligence
The Most Powerful Person in Silicon Valley
AR Will Spark the Next Big Tech Platform—Call It Mirrorworld
Behind the Scenes of a Radical New Cancer Cure
The Promise and Price of Cellular Therapies
Impossible Foods’ Rising Empire of Almost Meat
Inside the Amazon Warehouse Where Humans and Machines Become One
Boston Dynamics’ Robots Are Preparing to Leave the Lab—Is the World Ready?
I Cut the ‘Big Five’ Tech Giants From My Life. It Was Hell
Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry
The Peculiar Blindness of Experts
The Most Controversial Tree in the World
How an Augmented Reality Game Escalated Into Real-World Spy Warfare
The Shady Cryptocurrency Boom on the Post-Soviet Frontier
Scientists Are Totally Rethinking Animal Cognition
I Wrote This on a 30-Year-Old Computer
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