Curiosity Killed the Cat

…But Satisfaction Brought It Back

"It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default." - J.K. Rowling

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  • Two thirds of the population believes a myth that has been propagated for over a century: that we use only 10% of our brains. Lesson by Richard E. Cytowic, animation by TOGETHER.
  • A "perfect storm" is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances will aggravate a situation drastically.
  • Veritasium look into different ideas on what could go faster than light? Are they feasible?
  • Just look up, says Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. As he shares charming photos of nature's finest aerial architecture, Pretor-Pinney calls for us all to take a step off the digital treadmill, lie back and admire the beauty in the sky above.
  • The Infinite Hotel, a thought experiment created by German mathematician David Hilbert, is a hotel with infinite rooms.
  • You don't have to be great to start,but you have to start to be great. - Zig Zigler.
  • Gunnar Carlsson writes about how machines can classify and recognize shape through the use of homology or Betti numbers.
  • I've been puzzled many times on how quick some people seem to come to the conclusion "Impossible!".
  • How will innovation in healthcare affect jobs?
  • Have you ever thought, "Why can't you think more like me?". A case where informed discrimination may be useful, by Ed Bernacki.
  • Richard Dawkins foundation Video by Dr.Michael Shermer (Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine) Discussing a 'Baloney Detection Kit' inspired by Carl Sagan.
  • Ford is working with MIT, Stanford to build "common sense" into self-driving cars.
  • Rare events that change the course of history.
  • Let's not live too cautiously. By Alexa Doncsecz in Failure Inc.

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