Reader View · 4 min read · Oct 5th · Some people use it to improve their focus while others use it to drop off to sleep. The writer Zadie Smith says she listens to it day and night. But what is brown noise? And does it work? · Shared by 693, including luis antónio santos, Timothy Caulfield, Neuropsychology, Jo Hemmings 🇺🇦
The “brown” in brown noise is not a colour, but a reference to sound that mimics Brownian motion, the movement pollen makes in water, identified by the botanist Robert Brown in 1827.
Reader View · ~13 min read · Aug 4th · Richard Feynman offers a list of seven tricks that you can use to quickly sort important from irrelevant information and focus on what matters. · Shared by 578, including Mike Taylor, davidabrock, Cem Sertoglu 🤖, Scott Monty, Jason Lauritsen, Ines Bieler
Tests to determine whether people who go on the day that they are not supposed to go are worse off or not have never been made by the astrologers.
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2020 · When reading a book, taking notes interrupts our reading flow. There is a fine balance between taking too many notes and taking too few notes. · Shared by 986, including Memen Isimo, Massimiliano Aroffo, Dayyan Smith, Ricardo Yasuda, Katja Evertz, Antonio Ramos, Vitor Furtado Silva, Andrew Ermogenous, Gabriele, florian bigge, Lynda, rohit, Evan (he/him), maxadorno, Shawn Venasse, Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Jesús Torres 👩💻, Stephanie A Kowalski, Marcos, Christian Müller
Importing these ideas into my note-taking system is a way to create a dialogue between the authors whose work I have read.
Reader View · 9 min read · From 2015 · I grew up lower-middle class on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Anywhere outside of Scandinavia, the socioeconomic label would probably have… · Shared by 332, including DHH, Jonathan Kogan, LucJodet.eth 🇫🇷 in Paris 🦇🔊, Ben Tossell, Sara Usinger, Mathew Ingram, Herbert Bay, Helmut Adam, Matthew Turland, Marcus Raitner, Thomas Power, Helmi also on 🐘, Nico Müller 🇺🇦, Rodrigo Prior, Weiting Chen, Carlo Badini, Kenneth Kalmer, Dominik Grolimund, Florian Hanke 🍎, Carl Morris
Reader View · ~17 min read · From 2016 · Group chat is like being in an all-day meeting with random participants and no agenda. · Shared by 321, including Ryan Boren, Jason Fried, Johannes Lenz, Dominik Grolimund, Nathan Baschez 📧, Tris Hussey, Tim Herbig, Fabricio Teixeira, Courtney Bolton ★, Thomas Power, Christopher Allen, Casey Smith, Mark Kaigwa, Zain Fathoni, Bill Johnston, Chris Messina, David Cancel, DHH, Grégoire Japiot 🌻, Herbert Bay
Reader View · 4 min read · 2021-02-08 · By digging out signals hidden within the brain's electrical chatter, scientists are getting new insights into sleep, aging and more. · Shared by 272, including Nicolas Babin #CES2023, Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA, Vaughan Bell, John Hagel, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her), Luminous Kaleidoscope, Gabriele, Anita Leirfall, Terence Mills, Kevin Mitchell, Brian Ahier, Bilal Aslam, Howard Getson, Brad Voytek, LARRY ELKAN, Jana Eggers, Jennifer Ouellette, Carla Gentry
Reader View · 6 min read · From 2017 · It’s about time for something new. What follows is the introduction to our next book The Calm Company. We’re working on it now, and will be… · Shared by 109, including Cam, Stowe Boyd, Ferit (at 🏠) 🌙, Dominic Grzbielok, Sérgio Vieira, Aleyda Solis 🇺🇦, Davo ⚡, Ben Tossell, designshard, Dominic Huang, Pascal Birchler, Bertrand Maltaverne, Jacob Jarnvall, Tom Connor, hiten.eth
Reader View · 2 min read · From 2017 · Whenever executives talk about how their company is really like a big ol’ family, beware. They’re usually not referring to how the company… · Shared by 256, including Florian Hanke 🍎, krisdahn.eth, Stan Chollet, Tyler Rooney, Aleyda Solis 🇺🇦, Andreia Costa 🇵🇹, Matthew J. Adams, Dominik Grolimund, Eric Sinclair, ja hallo met kasper, Dominic Grzbielok, Jacob Jarnvall, Thompson Marzagão, Patrick Sanwikarja, Tris Hussey, Tim Herbig, DHH, Rand Fishkin, Jitendra Vyas, Mark Kaigwa
Reader View · 9 min read · From 2019 · Activity in the visual cortex and other sensory areas is dominated by signals about body movements, down to little tics and twitches. Scientists are now rethinking how they study and conceive of… · Shared by 259, including Barry C Smith, Dominik Grolimund, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Patricia Churchland, Herbert Bay, Kevin Mitchell, Miguel Angel Escotet, Matthias Lampe, Nico Müller 🇺🇦, Anita Leirfall, Marylin Delgado (@firstname.lastname@example.org), Brian Ahier, dunschtig, Jane, Ward Plunet, Gregg Caruso