Change is hard - people have been trying and failing to reform society for generations. But what if we had to? This is a show about rebuilding the world from scratch and reimagining everything from first principles. How should we design cities? What about schools? Power grids? Prisons? Money? Or the Internet? If we were starting over, what would we do differently? Because in the aftermath of 2020, we are. This is HARD RESET.

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How to build neighborhoods we actually like
Where you live has more of an impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health than you think.
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War is changing. As drones replace snipers, we must consider the ethics of machines making life or death decisions.
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