A cluster of galaxies It’s often said that seeing is believing. But seeing alone is not the key, for we see a great deal that we fail to notice and which we therefore never believe. In fact, we regard many things as absent, lacking, or nonexistent when they're actually forgotten, unnoticed, or actively ignored. We …
Different tools enable different types of seeing and thinking.
Pragmatic people often say they don’t believe in miracles. That itself is wondrous if not downright miraculous.
Love is wiser than wisdom. Wisdom knows more than knowledge. Knowledge counts more than data.
The most important mind-changers aren't nuggets you'll note in a TED talk or even lessons you'll learn from a book. They're experiences that change who you are.
We increasingly expect “the data” to guide us. But what do they really know?
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.
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.