Here are some thoughts on a crucial current topic. Not my thoughts. The thoughts of one of America's original patriots.
Because your mind is basically a hypersensitive elephant with an untrained rider on top.
You probably know that nanotechnology operates at very small scales. But just how small is “nano” small? Let's look for a little perspective.
Keep less. Delete more. Live better.
In adolescence, we all seek to innovate. By middle age, we're more likely to like traditions. And in some ways, we're right all along.
Metrics are powerful tools, but they often miss crucial truths.
In a world where information is everywhere, it's increasingly important to know who's feeding you what, why, and how.
Nature and culture conspire to create people who are never quite complete. And it's a good thing, too.
Reflections on telling nonfiction from nonsense.
No matter how well you know a thing now, it will likely look different to you someday, after your next existential transition.