Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Smarter Farming for an Unpredictable Future

    For decades, anyone who’s enjoyed a salad in the United States between the months of November and April has likely had the Colorado River to thank. In an area of southwest Arizona and southeastern California, the river irrigates millions of acres of farms, turning a parched desert into some of the nation’s most productive farmland.Read More

  • Thanks to A.I., the Doctor Will See You Now

    Much of the attention on healthcare has focused on lower patient outcomes even in the face of ever-escalating costs.  And there seems to be no end in sight. But lost in that understandable outrage is another important story around healthcare: the agony and emotional stress of waiting.  A doctor visit can be cathartic, helping toRead More

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