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I do think that the arc of history bends toward justice and toward bettering people’s lives“

Astro Teller, ‘Captain of Moonshots’ at Alphabet’s X, Is on a Roll

Wall Street Journal
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Embracing the twists and turns of a career in robotics

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Moonshot thinking in machine learning: Applied AI takes flight

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Three trends to watch in enterprise wearables

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What fork fashions and wet weather can tell us about Glass

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Generative design is like working with an all-powerful, really painfully stupid genie“

The Spooky Genius of Artificial Intelligence

The Atlantic
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Free Space Optical Communications

Delivering connectivity to a remote village in India for the very first time.

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A Peek Inside the Moonshot Factory

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Inside robotics at X

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Graduation Day: Introducing Chronicle

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A new approach to connectivity

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From kiteboard to energy kite

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The culture of the lab supports the idea of failure, and even hands out bonuses when teams agree that it’s time to give up on something.“

Why Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory Killed Off A Brilliant Carbon-Neutral Fuel

Fast Company
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One of the most difficult challenges our teams wrestle with is the absence of a playbook for their projects.“

Drawing up a flight plan for moonshots

Medium
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Introducing Dandelion

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The Complex Engineering Of The Simple Hook That Could Make Drone Deliveries Real

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How Project Loon's smart software learned to sail the winds

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