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Amanda Winkler

Amanda Winkler

Amanda is the managing editor at Freethink. Prior to joining Freethink, she was a freelance filmmaker focused on issues related to foreign policy and the U.S. military. Her work has been featured on PBS and in film festivals. Before that, she was a video producer for Reason Magazine.

Recent Work by Author

The Future Explored
Cooling the Planet With a Giant Solar Umbrella
Cooling the Planet With a Giant Solar Umbrella
The Future Explored
Cooling the Planet With a Giant Solar Umbrella
Solar geoengineering would cool global temperatures — is it worth it?
September 26, 2020

Solar geoengineering would cool global temperatures — is it worth it?

The Future Explored
Can We Turn the Moon Into a Gas Station?
Can We Turn the Moon Into a Gas Station?
The Future Explored
Can We Turn the Moon Into a Gas Station?
NASA is looking to buy moon rocks from private companies. This lunar marketplace will spur the development of new technologies that can extract resources from the moon.
September 19, 2020

NASA is looking to buy moon rocks from private companies. This lunar marketplace will spur the development of new technologies that can extract resources from the moon.

The Future Explored
All of Human Knowledge in a Tablespoon of DNA
dna hard drives
The Future Explored
All of Human Knowledge in a Tablespoon of DNA
With artificial DNA, a data storage facility as big as a football field could be compressed to the size of a sugar cube.
September 12, 2020

With artificial DNA, a data storage facility as big as a football field could be compressed to the size of a sugar cube.

The Future Explored
The World's First Living Machines
living robots
The Future Explored
The World's First Living Machines
The world's first living robots may one day clean up our oceans.
September 7, 2020

The world's first living robots may one day clean up our oceans.

The Future Explored
Mojo Vision Wants to Give Our Eyes Superpowers
augmented reality contact lenses
The Future Explored
Mojo Vision Wants to Give Our Eyes Superpowers
AR contact lenses will project the digital world into our retinas.
August 29, 2020

AR contact lenses will project the digital world into our retinas.

The Future Explored
How to Radically Biohack Your Mind
biohack your mind
The Future Explored
How to Radically Biohack Your Mind
Brain-computer interfaces could enable humans to "merge with AI."
August 23, 2020

Brain-computer interfaces could enable humans to "merge with AI."

The Future Explored
How to Mass Produce Your Own Organs
How to Mass Produce Your Own Organs
The Future Explored
How to Mass Produce Your Own Organs
Bioprinting could be the next frontier of personalized medicine.
August 15, 2020

Bioprinting could be the next frontier of personalized medicine.

The Future Explored
Hack Your Dreams to Improve Your Waking Life
dream hacking
The Future Explored
Hack Your Dreams to Improve Your Waking Life
These scientists want to hack your dreams to improve your creativity and memory.
August 8, 2020

These scientists want to hack your dreams to improve your creativity and memory.

The Future Explored
Robots Can Read Your P-P-P-Poker Face
emotion ai
The Future Explored
Robots Can Read Your P-P-P-Poker Face
Emotion-detecting technology could be the next frontier of personalization. But what does this mean for privacy?
August 1, 2020

Emotion-detecting technology could be the next frontier of personalization. But what does this mean for privacy?