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.
There's a very real sense in which words have conjured the world as we know it. Which is why we should treat them with care.
There's much more to life than meets the eye, and we have to remember to look for it.
If you want to understand yourself better, ask your father. He's an expert on the subject of you.
Twenty years ago, I learned how little I really know--through a chance encounter outside a library with perhaps the smartest man I've ever met.