The key to avoiding a dystopian “Doomerism” future isn’t in passively hoping for tech giants to solve the world’s problems but in recognizing and participating in the vast ecosystem of innovation that surrounds us (think grassworks groups, open source projects, creative makerspaces, biohackers, community scientific research projects etc. It’s a call to action—not just to consume but to create, explore, and contribute to the collective effort of shaping the future.