The only thing I’ve benefited from cats is I don’t understand them.
There are two things that people want to be able to do to improve their emotional life.
One of the most important things you can do is just accept your need for ego validation.
David Arenson takes the position that your life's mission is to love yourself.
University of Iowa researchers found that test subjects who played a particular video game for at least 10 hours exhibited a delay in cognitive processing loss by several years.
You can grow from failure and then you work at it again. You never give up. You keep pushing forward.
Lee Smolin's argument that there is no scientific method attracted a lot of attention yesterday, including the following rebuttal from reader Dave Nussbaum.
Science works because scientists form communities and traditions based not on a common set of methods, but a common set of ethical principles.
There is nothing qualitatively different about the way the Internet is changing our human experience now than the way the invention of writing did some thousands of years ago.
I think almost all strategic problems could at least be improved upon if people would do more careful game theoretic analysis.
Shakespeare was malleable in every way aesthetically and ethically.
You don’t want to be so modest that you don’t’ do anything, and just sit there like a puddle, but when you do things, you constantly want to be checking for your own biases.
I don’t think God can or should be the mascot for physics.
I'm very optimistic that we can make breakthroughs precisely by trying to take steps in the direction of a more integrated, contextualized neuroscience of consciousness.
What scares me most is how we start to think the way the technology wants us to think.