If history is any indication, an unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way again.
«As do our jobs. Our answers to that old question “What do you do?” change: “I design webpages and facilitate SoMe.” That would be social media, by the way. In 1995, both the job itself and the answer would be utter gibberish. With each technical wave also come new social discourses.»
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There is no free lunch when it comes to tricky decisions; you have to do the thinking.
«Albert Einstein once noted that “intuition is nothing but the outcome of earlier intellectual experience.”»
The quantification of bodies, senses, and experience did not begin with surveillance capitalism but can be traced back to mathematical and statistical techniques of the 19th century.
«Emerging experimental psychology laboratories wanted to create a new kind of human being: quantifiable, calculable, and predictable.»
There is more to running than just training your muscles and improving your stamina. It is also a mental sport, and maybe even more so than previously believed.
«In his opinion, what runners refer to as exhaustion has nothing to do with their physical ability to carry on or not. It is simply a matter of deciding to give up.»
Huxley was a very special kind of expert witness to his own unusual states of consciousness, which he actively cultivated in the service of his writing.
Rhythm plays an important role in how we perceive — and connect with — the world.
The acceptance of death is deeply embedded in our culture; it's time to overthrow that idea.
New research on magical thinking challenges many traditional views of cognition.
«Control is an important coping strategy, and a lack of control can lead to mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.»
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