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A revolution in how money is stored and spent
After 20 issues of Backstory, we look back at our favourite stories
A better email system will have a knock-on effect for personal tech
There’s plenty of sour news out there, let’s focus on the good.
Let’s work with robots, not against them.
Healthy and happy citizens are the best economic foundation
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Time to take stock of urban innovation
Facebook’s Libra is about more than cryptocurrency
Data collection has transformed how we live, eat, and shop.
We need a new approach to happiness in the smartphone epoch.