- “Mindfullness needs a redesign.” I’m reading Rohan Gunatillake’s new book Modern Mindfulness so I can learn how to better use technology to help me relax on-the-go.
- How do you define war? “If civilization has an opposite, it is war. Of those two things, you have either one, or the other. Not both.” A warning of words from Ursula K. Leguin’s 1963 novel The Left Hand of Darkness
- Design creates function. As Austrian architect, Hermann Czech writes, “The ‘function’ does not precede the design, but is always only mediated in the design.”
- The idea of what Ray Kurzweil calls ‘mind uploading’ isn’t as far-fetched as it seems. Read ‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’