The Things We Might Cringe At in the Future

RACHEL RABBIT WHITE, poet We’ve spent years caught on digital hamster wheels, spinning solipsistically in our most base states: angry, jealous, needing to be accepted. It’s almost cute, in a…

New Orleans Port Expansion Shows Optimism on Future of Global Trade

NEW ORLEANS — The pandemic-era collapse of supply chains spurred speculation that globalization was on the decline, as companies vowed to become less reliant on foreign providers of goods and…

How a Texas Border City Is Shaping the Future of Global Trade

The teeming warehouses carved into the desert surrounding Laredo, Texas, attest to an explosion of trade between the United States and Mexico. On a recent morning, 55-gallon drums full of…

Is a Dam in Rural Portugal a Key to Our Alternative Energy Future?

When the Portuguese electric power grid needs more electricity, a large multinational power company releases millions of gallons of water from a dammed reservoir. By Stanley Reed Photographs by Matilde…

Are Mushrooms the Future of Alternative Leather?

In 2007, Philip Ross, an artist based in the Bay Area, was preparing for an exhibit. It demonstrated his work with “mycotecture,” the creation of materials from the manipulation of…

China’s Youths, Stung by Years of Covid Rules, Fear Grim Job Future

Mandy Liu, a 21-year-old university student in Beijing, believes that anyone who has lived in China during the pandemic can see that the country’s future is looking increasingly uncertain. Covid…

In a Future Filled With Electric Cars, AM Radio May Be Left Behind

For nearly 100 years, drivers have been listening to AM radio, an American institution crackling with news, traffic, weather, sports and an eclectic variety of other programs. But that dashboard…

John Kerry Plans to Meet With Biden to Discuss His Future as Climate Envoy

John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, was evasive when discussing his future on Wednesday, saying he had “no plans” to step down, but he would not say if he hoped…

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, And The Future Of Entertainment

Conceptual background of Artificial intelligence , humans and cyber-business on programming … [+] technology element ,3d illustration getty With the advent and unprecedented success in the utilization of AI and…

Ping Wang and Guowei Zhang of GWP Architects align their design for the headquarters of Sanqi Interactive Entertainment with the technology group’s corporate culture, for a lively space that will be future- and people-oriented

Guangzhou, China Located in the heart of Pazhou CBD in Guangzhou City, Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Global Headquarters by Ping Wang and Guowei Zhang of GWP Architects for Guangzhou Sanqi Cultural…