Reader View · ~13 min read · Jul 14th · These odd values were long dismissed as bookkeeping. Now physicists are proving that they describe the hidden shape of nature · Shared by 536, including 🧠 Larry G. Maguire, Tactical Tech, Colin Wright, David Pearce, Guy Longworth
Reader View · 4 min read · Aug 11th · Here are some reasons for the natural human tendency to avoid or reject new information that runs counter to what you already know – and some tips on how to do better. · Shared by 588, including Tim, Miguel Angel Escotet, Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA
confirmation bias. It’s the natural tendency to seek out information or interpret things in a way that supports your existing beliefs.
Reader View · 6 min read · Aug 17th · Short-term thinking is both rooted in our most primal instincts and encouraged by runaway technological development. How can we fight it? · Shared by 765, including Peter Herger
IG THINK Why is it so hard to escape short-term thinking? Biology and technology Excerpted from Longpath: Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs by Ari Wallach and published by HarperOne. Copyright 2022. Republished with permission of the publishe
Reader View · ~11 min read · 2021-11-29 · Diagnosing men as violent and oversexed beasts is tempting but it’s a regressive idea built on dubious analogies · Shared by 176, including Rasmus Kleis Nielsen (is offline), 🧠 Larry G. Maguire, Rick Powell, Jason Silva, Anita Leirfall
no one with female reproductive organs ever got pregnant without help from someone with male reproductive organs.
Reader View · ~18 min read · From 2016 · Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer · Shared by 1423, including Mara Averick, Daniel Boos, Antonio Vieira Santos - #SPS_Live, Data Science Renee, Ricky Yean, Howard Getson, Nir Eyal, hiten.eth, Klaus Eck, Chris Messina, Matthias Sala, John Hagel, Ron McIntyre, Andreas Staub, Gideonro, Jonathon Moore, Werner Vogels, Todd Henry, Thomas Power, worms cited
Reader View · 2 min read · 2021-11-26 · 3 IDEAS FROM ME I. “Most people optimize for the day ahead. A few people optimize for 1-2 years ahead. Almost nobody optimizes for 3-4 years ahead (or longer). The person who is willing to delay… · Shared by 472, including Manda Nicole, IronBrigade - Gaming/Vlogs
Look around the rooms where you spend the most time. What behavior does this space encourage? How can you set things up to make your good habits easier?
Reader View · ~14 min read · From 2020 · Spinoza helps diagnose the bad ideas and sad passions that preclude us from a finer relationship with the natural world · Shared by 64, including [B]ad omen 👻, Nigel Warburton 🇺🇦 #FreeUkraine, Jason Silva, 🧠 Larry G. Maguire, Marylin Delgado (@email@example.com), Anita Leirfall
Reader View · ~16 min read · Mar 8th · Powerful tricks from computer science and cybernetics show how evolution ‘hacked’ its way to intelligence from the bottom up · Shared by 132, including Ross Dawson, Patricia Churchland, Jason Silva, Colin Wright, Abeba Birhane, Tactical Tech, John Hagel, Dr. Marigo Raftopoulos, 🧠 Larry G. Maguire