It’s a little strange, and perhaps a bit embarrassing to write about utopia. The word literally means not-a-place. Utopianism is, basically by definition, the act of hopeful dreaming of a world that’s too good to exist. And yet, here we are.

Utopian Dreams is a series of essays on how various parts of the world could be made perfect (or at least much better), usually with technology that we have today. Check back every 9.2 days for a new hot take on everything from pop-ups telling you to accept cookies to how we might collectively defeat death itself.


  1. I initially described the experience of being the astronaut twin in the twin paradox incorrectly during the essay on timekeeping.

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