September 15th, 2014
11 ‘rules’ of seduction (for the maverick soul)

Voltaire once said that the difference between conquest and seduction is that everybody wants, on some level, to be seduced - by Justine Musk

11 ‘rules’ of seduction (for the maverick soul)

Voltaire once said that the difference between conquest and seduction is that everybody wants, on some level, to be seduced - by Justine Musk

September 13th, 2014

Martine Rothblatt Is the Highest-Paid Female CEO in America. She Was Also Born Male.

The highest-paid female executive in America was born male - fascinating profile of Martine Rothblatt

September 9th, 2014

This Is Your Brain on Silence

Creating something out of nothing - 2 hours of silence/day prompts development of functioning neurons in hippocampus of brain

September 8th, 2014

When Robots Take Over Most Jobs, What Will Be the Purpose of Humans?

"Soon all that will be left for human beings will be the non-routine, creative work." Stowe Boyd. So, let’s get started redefining our work and developing the practices required for non-routine, creative work - finally, something humans are worthy of

September 7th, 2014
The Insane Double Standard for Women Working in Tech

The double standard for women working in tech - personality flaws vs. skills

The Insane Double Standard for Women Working in Tech

The double standard for women working in tech - personality flaws vs. skills

September 7th, 2014
The Bridge From Nowhere

How is it possible to get something from nothing? Some philisophical reflections for Sunday morning

The Bridge From Nowhere

How is it possible to get something from nothing? Some philisophical reflections for Sunday morning

September 6th, 2014
Famous Milgram ‘electric shocks’ experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists

Some of the greatest harm comes from those who believe they’re doing good- reassessing Milgram’s electric shock experiments

Famous Milgram ‘electric shocks’ experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists

Some of the greatest harm comes from those who believe they’re doing good- reassessing Milgram’s electric shock experiments

September 6th, 2014

Biohackers of the world, unite

The growth of the biohacker movement and the coming confrontation with the regulators - do innovators need permission?

September 6th, 2014

The Great (Male) Stagnation

The great male stagnation by Alex Tabarrok - some revealing statistics that are often overlooked

September 5th, 2014
What Neuroscience Has To Say About The ‘Tortured Genius’

Challenging the “tortured genius” trope - maybe creative thinkers are relaxed and joyful, but neuroscience has yet to provide a definitive answer

What Neuroscience Has To Say About The ‘Tortured Genius’

Challenging the “tortured genius” trope - maybe creative thinkers are relaxed and joyful, but neuroscience has yet to provide a definitive answer

September 4th, 2014
September 4th, 2014

Government begins as a monopoly on violence

Government begins as (and remains) a monopoly on violence - it’s a legalized protection racket - Matt Ridley comes out with guns blazing

September 3rd, 2014

Neuromodulation 2.0: New Developments in Brain Implants, Super Soldiers and the Treatment of Chronic Disease

Neuromodluation - while the rest of our body tends to reject implants, our nervous system is custom designed to accommodate them - like a computer accommodates peripheral devices

September 2nd, 2014
Shenzhen trip report - visiting the world’s manufacturing ecosystem 

The Shenzen ecosystem of companies in China can produce just about anything at any scale for anyone in the world and yet its largely invisible - a report from Joichi Ito

Shenzhen trip report - visiting the world’s manufacturing ecosystem

The Shenzen ecosystem of companies in China can produce just about anything at any scale for anyone in the world and yet its largely invisible - a report from Joichi Ito

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