When you have a capitalistic society, to the extent that you encourage and nurture these kinds of prosocial, generative, giving attitudes, the more you will have success, not the less.
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.
There is something positive to be said about breaking down taboos, especially about bacteria.
In today's lesson, Mary Roach explores how these friendly microbes keep you healthy.
The development of technology and social media in particular has exposed all of us much more than in the past.
I won't propose an answer to this hugely complex question today. Instead, I want to point out some striking similarities between the American perspective on the conflict in Chechnya a decade ago and the run-up to the Obama administration’s pending decision on how to handle the Assad regime’s ...
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.
No bodies of water exist on Mars. But they used to, thousands or perhaps millions of years ago, as this photo attests.
It seems to me that programming is quite possibly the last job that people on this planet will have.
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.
Bill Westheimer's current Kickstarter project, called Ascent: the evolution of analog man to digital man, imagines how man's future evolution might happen, and what we might become.
If you want to find out what the real final word is from the best thinking in economics, you finally have a place to go.
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.