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Dear Future: Watch the trailer for our new documentary seriesToday, Motherboard and CNET are launching Dear Future, our collaborative documentary series about the people who've decided they can't wait for tomorrow's biggest breakthroughs to come to them.
There are 2 billion people in the world that don't have regular supplies of energy. And if we're going to lift those people out of poverty, they're going to need energy. And we're going to need answers for that. Lithium ion batteries are infiltrating every aspect of our life. But there's nothing easy about Making them. [SOUND] There's so many things to like about robots. [MUSIC] [SOUND] It's a really big mathematical challenge to even get machines like this to walk. On the right here is a 3D representation of what Cassie is seeing. [SOUND] Detroit It is one of the top 5 least connected cities in the United States. What happens when you have half of the city that has 1,000 megabits per second, and then the people with the least resources only have 10? Wherever the worm goes. I will go. If you can explain how complex life manages to survive deep underground, you might be able to look for signs on other planets that something similar might be happening there. [SOUND] [SOUND] Fusion is the ultimate energy source in the universe. [SOUND] If you can create the conditions that allow it to take place. We're making a transition from just crazy hardcore people like us, to now everyone You can do this. [MUSIC] It's about building a healthy digital ecosystem. [MUSIC] And you have community participate in creating the infrastructure. Gabby why we doing this? I mean communication is a fundamental human right. Justice [MUSIC] If they even say, look, we give you a reasonable chance to arrive alive on Mars, I'm gone. Even if there's no return ticket. [MUSIC] [MUSIC]