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After Einstein, We Stopped Believing in Lone Genius. Is It Time to Believe Again?

One prominent mathematician asks: was Einstein such a smartypants after all?

Capitalism Is in Trouble. Socialist Principles Can Save It.

Should scientists and the more technological minded be given more power in a capitalist world?

AI Is Evolving in a Way That Could Be Hard to Stop

AI is capable of self-reproduction—should humans be worried?

Eric Weinstein: 'Mental sandboxes' can help humanity reach new heights

Your mind is built to process contradictory, irrational ideas. Use that to reach new intellectual heights.

Our Cult of Achievement Is Crushing the Genius Out of People

Humans worship at the altar of excellence, but is our complete obsession with this "quality controlled" mode of intellect holding us back?