This progress has been widely shared, to the great benefit of the people at the bottom of the distribution.
His bold new exhibition draws on the work of Steven Pinker, Our World in Data, and Human Progress to document how much life has improved since the good old days.
The legendary graphic designer juxtaposes 18th- and 19th-century paintings with visualizations of how much life has improved over the centuries.
A.I. won’t kill cooking. Instead, it’ll help people become more creative and efficient in the kitchen.
The Superabundance authors make a compelling case that the world is getting richer for everyone.
Thanks to technological progress, cars are much safer than one-horse open sleighs.
Science writer Steven Johnson, author of the new book Extra Life, on vaccines, medical breakthroughs, and life after Covid.
Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know documents progress and explains why it happens.
Pestilence, war, famine, and death are all on the decline.
Thanks to the ultimate resource: the human mind
Mark the 49th anniversary of Earth Day by celebrating human ingenuity.
New Simon Abundance Index elegantly refutes primitive zero-sum intuitions with respect to population and resource availability trends.
Bob Dole's magical pill changed the way Americans think about sickness and treatment.
Half a century after The Population Bomb, Ehrlich still thinks global catastrophe is just around the corner.
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