September 26th, 2014

The Source of Bad Writing

The curse of knowledge is the single best explanation of why good people write bad prose - assessment of Steven Pinker

September 24th, 2014

"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." - Abraham Lincoln

September 24th, 2014
September 24th, 2014

Cellular Toggle Switch Could Herald An Anti-Aging Breakthrough

Discovery of a cellular toggle switch could mark a major advance in anti-aging treatments

September 24th, 2014

Brave New Phone Call

Building conversations as if they were collaborative documents. Steven Levy explores introduction of Talko by Ray Ozzie

September 24th, 2014
Old Technopanic in New iBottles

The next stage of the crypto wars to make software safe- a compelling case against software backdoors

Old Technopanic in New iBottles

The next stage of the crypto wars to make software safe- a compelling case against software backdoors

September 23rd, 2014

Little Willie John gets it right: “Talk to Me” A warm and loving song

(Source: youtube.com)

September 23rd, 2014

Is Drinking Wine Better Than Going To The Gym? According To Scientists, Yes!

Now here’s some news to celebrate: A glass of red wine per day is as beneficial as going to the gym

September 23rd, 2014
Are the robots about to rise? Google’s new director of engineering thinks so…

The future is almost here. And it’s going to be quite a ride. Interesting profile of Ray Kurzweil

Are the robots about to rise? Google’s new director of engineering thinks so…

The future is almost here. And it’s going to be quite a ride. Interesting profile of Ray Kurzweil

September 23rd, 2014
How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

It’s a shame this still needs reinforcement: diversity accelerates learning and performance improvement

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

It’s a shame this still needs reinforcement: diversity accelerates learning and performance improvement

September 22nd, 2014

First Listen: Leonard Cohen, ‘Popular Problems’

For Leonard Cohen fans, what better way to start a Monday morning by listening to his just released album streaming free for a limited time

September 22nd, 2014
Harnessing the Power of Feedback Loops

New technology will dramatically enhance the reach and richness of feedback loops - and accelerate learning

Harnessing the Power of Feedback Loops

New technology will dramatically enhance the reach and richness of feedback loops - and accelerate learning

September 22nd, 2014
Wonder Woman’s Secret Past

Fascinating story by Jill Lepore of the creation of Wonder Woman in 1941 by a psychologist with a PhD

Wonder Woman’s Secret Past

Fascinating story by Jill Lepore of the creation of Wonder Woman in 1941 by a psychologist with a PhD

September 21st, 2014

"What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with." - Robert Braul

September 21st, 2014

Ride that wave …

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