A counter-balance to all my gloom and doom political threads. It's not all bad. There's plenty of reason to believe society and technology will simply outgrow many of the problems we're currently stressing about, and lots of other stuff going on that's just plain cool. I expect I'll be sharing a lot of TED talks here. Post whatever you think supports the topic.
On the political front:
And here's a kid showing you can still dream huge dreams and build incredible things in your own garage: