The existential philosopher argued that an authentic and meaningful life is measured by choice.
June 5, 2023
Stephen Hawking once said, “I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.” This crossword explores the global energy problem and its potential solutions.
With no other galaxies in its vicinity for ~100 million light-years in all directions, it's as isolated and lonely as a galaxy can be.
Once a cosmopolitan faith, Islam valued intellectualism and modernity. It was derailed by various geopolitical and religious forces.
A new book by historian and author Paul Strathern argues that the Northern European Renaissance has long been overlooked.
Named "Phoenix," this AI-powered humanoid could be your next coworker.
Bram Stoker's mother survived a terrible cholera outbreak and recounted the ghastly scenes to her son years later.
Philosophers Massimo Pigliucci and Greg Lopez discuss how Stoicism can help us gain perspective on our emotions and act with intention in the world.
A new study from Finland suggests that we all process the behavior of others using the same neural networks.
Spiritual experiences can be explained in terms of a highly evolved brain. But they also can be extremely meaningful.
You don't have a "reptile brain."
The outer planets' clouds hide the weirdness within.
If light can't be bent by electric or magnetic fields (and it can't), then how do the Zeeman and Stark effects split atomic energy levels?
Is blood the key to anti-aging, or just another lucrative biotech opportunity?
There are two methods to measure the expansion rate of the Universe. The results do not agree with each other, and this is a big problem.
For the clarity of a “beginner’s mind” and a path to true and lasting wisdom, one must fully embrace "not-knowing."
Is there an ultimate answer to the age-old question?
While many imagine terrifying futures run by AI, Rohit Krishnan is quietly identifying real problems and solutions.
In 1974, Hawking showed that black holes aren't stable, but emit radiation and decay. Nearly 50 years later, it isn't just for black holes.
If we manage to avoid a large catastrophe, we are living at the early beginnings of human history.
Fear of technology is not new. But we misunderstand its origin. In reality, we don't fear technology but each other.
ATD 2023 encouraged L&D professionals to create a world that works better – whether by rethinking old assumptions, optimizing how we gather, or creating new measures for success.
Can you guess who it is?
Diogenes engaged in shocking behavior to demonstrate the contradictions, small-mindedness, and sheer absurdity of prevailing social conventions.
And why you, a non-expert, should absolutely not consider "explaining what you know" to an actual expert in the field.
Plato, Sun Tzu, and Buddha all lived in a "golden age" of philosophy that laid the foundation of modern thought.
Brain-computer interfaces could enable people with locked-in syndrome and other conditions to "speak."
Our brains are hardwired to find fault. The best managers don't let this steer how they interact with their team.
Evolutionary pressures drove the formation of tribes who encoded their values in myths and symbols. Was this cooperation cursed?
Remember Stephen Hawking's robotic voice? It wasn’t a robot.