An improving world, numb sexbots, productivity advice and more People & Society in FTN Daily #75, Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Poto: Siyan Ren

Good News from Steven Pinker

“The world continues to improve in just about every way.” Julia Belluz for Vox.

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/22/14042506/steven-pinker-optimistic-future-2016


No Satisfaction

Despite high hopes for sex bots, human interaction matters. David Levy for The Telegraph.

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/22/14042506/steven-pinker-optimistic-future-2016


From the gutter to the stars

Humanity ist improving. Just look at these charts. Max Roser for Our World In Data

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/22/14042506/steven-pinker-optimistic-future-2016


Uninspiring — but effective — productivity advice

Get mean. Jon Westenberg for The Mission.

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/22/14042506/steven-pinker-optimistic-future-2016


“Evaporating People”

How some people in Japan deal with their problems. Maureen Callahan for New York Post

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/22/14042506/steven-pinker-optimistic-future-2016


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