Watch a Chimpanzee using Instagram

This video of a chimpanzee scrolling through Instagram is eye-opening. Touch is intuitive, the candy-colored screen all too addicting. Generation thumbs transcend humans. But can the chimpanzee access the Stories feature? This video reminds me of this snippet from the Yuval Noah Harari book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: We control the world basically […]

How to practice effectively

Everything is practice. Practice is everything. “Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement.” Biologically speaking, practice strengthens the neural tissue, specifically the fatty substance myelin which enhances the runway for brains to communicate effectively with the muscles. The 10,000-hour rule of deliberate practice doesn’t necessarily guarantee improvement. The training needs […]