Vivienne Ming
A professional mad scientist working to maximize human potential

Newletters

May
21
Stories of Status & Violence

Stories of Status & Violence

This week we look at how the stories we tell about ourselves shape the collective. You want to support my
5 min read
May
14
Deontology, Diversity, and Dodgy Algorithms

Deontology, Diversity, and Dodgy Algorithms

This week we look at purpose and a darker future for surgery. You want to support my work but don&
4 min read
May
09
The Human Trust

The Human Trust

AI is simply incompatible with civil rights—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Just as with a
7 min read
Apr
30
Dionysus Health

Dionysus Health

This week my company, Dionysus, is in the spotlight with a story in the Washington Post about its transformational power
7 min read
Apr
23
The Chasm is More Than Jobs

The Chasm is More Than Jobs

This week we challenge the bias in algorithms and outdated social norms and explore ways we can build healthy, sustainable
7 min read
Apr
16
Legions of  Meaning

Legions of Meaning

This week we explore how our individual traits make us messy but human and a focus on meaning-making for a
5 min read
Apr
09
A Head Full of Blue Genes

A Head Full of Blue Genes

This week we're focused on postpartum depression, the target of my company Dionysus Health. You want to support
7 min read
Apr
04
Aliens, Bees, AIs, or Intestinal Protozoa: who wins?

Aliens, Bees, AIs, or Intestinal Protozoa: who wins?

This week we're getting social. Well, not me so much but in the research. Plus You want to
6 min read
Mar
26
An Economic Choice

An Economic Choice

This week I’m morphing the format again. As How to Robot-Proof Yourself gets closer to being done, I’m
5 min read
Mar
19
Optoceutics

Optoceutics

This is a very self-serving newsletter because I'm on the board of Optoceutics. I'm also immensely
6 min read