Tag: Tomorrow is Good

Tomorrow is good: a happier tomorrow

Jacinda Ardern has been getting my attention for some time now. Although I do follow global politics fairly closely, I would not be able to name any previous New Zealand Prime Ministers aside from...

Tomorrow is good: Is diesel cleaner than electric?

Is diesel really cleaner than electric? Yes, and for the most part, no. It all depends on how you look at it, but perhaps also on the commercial interests that are at stake. When I say clean or...

Tomorrow is good: our second brain

Anyone who sees me sitting will notice I often nod my head like an Indian and am constantly tugging at my face or neck. I try to loosen my minor muscles and my jaw and neck this way because they are...

Tomorrow is good: Not afraid of the wolf

Perhaps fairy tales have many hidden negative effects on the Dutch in later life. We grew up with Little Red Riding Hood and the evil wolf and have a rather overheated response to a few wolves that...

Tomorrow is good: Made with morality

It was actually launched in the summer of 2016: the car for women. The SEAT Mii by Cosmopolitan was the result of a collaboration between the SEAT design team and the editors and readers of the...

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Tomorrow is good: A natural alarm clock

Last week I thought back a little wistfully on a few years ago. It must have been sometime around 2006. I had become the happy owner of two chickens (Fieke and Antoinette) and a rooster (Guus). In...

Tomorrow is good: Self-tracking for Stoics

At the end of the 19th century, weight scales in France were advertised with the message that those who weigh themselves, know themselves well; and those who know themselves, they live well. Many...

Tomorrow is good: 50 shades of fine

There is more likely a knack for mathematics pre-programmed into my brain than a talent for languages. Let ‘s just say that language is not my thing. Nevertheless, over the past year my...

Tomorrow is good: Genuine intelligence

This week the TU/e announced that it was taking a big step forward in the development of AI by investing €100 million in scientists and laboratories in the next 5 years. I was personally honored...

Better tomorrow: Get out of the trenches!

It was another interesting week for everyone involved in the development of mobility. Our national pride the Lightyear One was unveiled, our king opened a green hydrogen plant at Veendam and BMW has...

Tomorrow is Good: Drought in Waterland

As the name suggests, the Netherlands is a low-lying country. As much as 26% is below sea level and 59% of the Dutch land surface is sensitive to flooding from the sea and rivers. It is, therefore,...

Tomorrow is good: Where Art and Science meet

It’s common practice that a column reflects the personal point of view of the writer. However, as a Canadian philosopher, Marshall McLuhan once stated, ‘A point of view can be a dangerous luxury...

Tomorrow is Good: the importance of forgetting

“Hans has been keeping a diary for more than thirty years and finds comfort in it, and also takes pleasure in it. The other day he found his diary from ’47, read it and, despite the idea...

Tomorrow is Good: It’s alive (again)!

Call it creepy, or frightening, but it also is entertaining and educating: the use of ‘deep fake’. When used for bad it is creepy and can be frightening indeed; on the other hand, if the...

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