Beyond individual span of time and space
I’m an independent writer, commentator, consultant, and public speaker based in London but interested in the whole world. About : Philippe Legrain
Toni Morrison - Nobel Lecture Nobel Lecture December 7, 1993 Listen to an Audio Recording of Toni Morrison's Nobel Lecture*
China's hidden wealth: China’s well-hidden, ill-gotten gains
The man who planted trees
Go virtual young man « Seeker Blog A fascinating little essay by mathematician Eric Weinstein in the Edge commentaries “How Has The Internet Changed The Way You Think?” Especially this bit on Grigori Perelman’s solution to the Poincare Conjecture: (…) Consider the award in 2006 of the Fields medal (the highest prize in mathematics) for a solution of the Poincare Conjecture.
Jugaad: Questions for Santosh Ostwal
The Evolution of Sharing Sharing isn't unique to humans but we seem to do it a lot more than any other mammals. Some combination of intrinsic altruism, on-the-spot cost-benefit calculus, and perhaps the routine abstractions we subconsciously employ to reconfigure our internal reward systems has positioned us to be exceptional at sharing all manner of things. So much so, it seems, that we've constructed a global web of technologies whose function seems to be primarily adapted to the simple, rapid, and non-local giving and receiving of ideas, emotions, experiences, templates, tools, and just about every other aspect of the human experience.
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