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Why Sustainability Makes Economic Sense

“We are on the edge of a fundamental reshaping of finance.” – Larry Fink, 2020

My Dealings with Museum Security in Florence

It was a blistering hot day in Florence, part of the record-breaking heat wave of 2019. The kind of day where, despite the thick white coat of sunscreen I lathered...

Can we achieve symbiosis with machines? Neuralink and Facebook try to answer the question.

Today’s internet-enabled devices are competing for our attention, all the time. What if there was some way we could escape the loop of digital addiction? What if we could become...

The Many Definitions of Intelligence

What was Albert Einstein’s IQ? Many sources online will tell you it was 160. But a quick foray into the supporting evidence for this number reveals that most sources have...

Mood and Productivity, Pt. 1: Does happiness live up to the hype?

Today, Vincent Van Gogh is indisputably recognized as a gifted creative. In his lifetime, however, he was unsuccessful by nearly every measure of the word: his art was never commercially...

Oatmeal and Emergence: How a whole can be greater than the sum of its parts

Oatmeal. At best, it is a nutritious and filling breakfast. At worst, a sloppy and unappetizing gruel. In short, oatmeal exhibits stunning diversity. However, amidst all these seemingly disparate varieties...