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Sip your coffee and open the door to “Beer Mode”

Beer mode is a state of unfocused play where you discover new ideas. In contrast, coffee mode is a state of focus where you work towards a specific outcome.

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The Great Silence, The Fermi Paradox

It’s an entirely new situation, emerging from the physical possibilities that will face any species that can overcome the natural interstellar quarantine of its solar system.

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Pulitzer Prize winners Will and Ariel Durant on the lessons of history

The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.

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The future is the past projected

For time in both “directions” is an analogical projection of the moment just experienced. i.e. the future is the past projected and so is the present. Of course, because we always begin at t=0=1, the moment just experienced is colored by all those not currently being experienced. Everything is negative or positive, relative to where […]

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The Action Movie Fairy Tale

But these movies built a generation of men who are now in their 30s and 40s.

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The secret fear that keeps you up at night is…

An uprising of octopi. Octopi forming a coalition of the willing at the bottom of the ocean. Going on Jeopardy but the other two contestants are octopi. Number 3 but Alex Trebek is also an Octopus Locking eyes with an Octopus at an aquarium, and in that single moment you know you will help it […]

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Women and Qualifications

Beyond criticism.

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Keeping Time

A link to Tversky and Kahneman.