Tuesday, July 26, 2016

This Is Your Brain on Silence

Contrary to popular belief, peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head. Read more in Nautilus.

Thanks, Vini

Thursday, July 21, 2016

TED Talk // Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"


As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .