This 1959 ad shows the flying-car future we were promised
Sunday: The Story of Industrial Civilization, Session 8
The Roots of Progress has been recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit
San Diego community meetup / happy hour, December 1
The poetry of progress
Why old stoves that last 100 years are worse than modern ones
Austin events with The Roots of Progress, November 4–6
The role of progress in defending liberalism
Interview: Idea Machines with Ben Reinhardt
Vox on progress studies: “one of the more intriguing intellectual movements out there”
How factories were made safe
Session 5 of The Story of Industrial Civilization
The Roots of Progress is now a nonprofit organization
Why I'm a proud solutionist (in MIT Tech Review)
Winston Churchill predicted artificial wombs and lab-grown meat
Why did we wait so long for the threshing machine?
How counting neutrons explains nuclear waste
Did the Industrial Revolution decrease costs or increase quality?
We need a career path for invention
Why has nuclear been a flop? Also: research assistant wanted!
Highlights from The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie
I'm writing a book! And hosting a discussion series on it
“Pump” Carpenter and the grain binder
A dashboard for progress
How to end stagnation?
Exponential growth is the baseline
Clarifications on tech stagnation
Technological stagnation: Why I came around