Why we need sleep 😴

“Scientists have discovered a revolutionary new treatment that makes you live longer. It enhances your memory, makes you more attractive. It keeps you slim and lowers food cravings. It protects you from cancer and dementia. It wards off colds and flu. It lowers your risk of heart attacks and stroke, not to mention diabetes. You’ll […]

Newsletter: ‘The internet is a propaganda machine.’

Hi! I hope everyone is having a good week. Below are some of the links I recommend checking out this weekend. As always, peep a new tune and old classic after the jump. web gems Architects around the world are designing better schools. Buildings shape learning. Architects in Japan and Denmark are redesigning schools that permit […]

Question the algorithms

It is a canard to think that math can’t fail. All you need to do is look at the way society constructs algorithms – from job and college applications to Facebook feeds to find out that sorting can be wrong and biased. In the case of the 2016 election, algorithms did more harm than good. Facebook […]

Newsletter: Have a friend “from every decade of life.” 👫

Hi everyone, below is a list of links worth checking out this week. Listen to the new King Krule/Mount Kimbie collaboration after the jump. web gems Once you pass the median age of 38, you’re considered ‘old.’ But people actually don’t start feeling old until their 60s. So how do you stay young? Have a […]

Avoiding the losses

Every story needs a villain that disobeys the rules. Bereft of drama we lose interest in the hero’s tale. Struggle makes us human. The will to defeat Goliath comes with an exaggerated sense of faith. We overcompensate for our vulnerabilities, and in doing so, raise the stakes of our own determination. “He who has a […]