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    Waking Up

    Excerpts from Sam Harris's excellent book Waking Up.

    Waking Up

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    Excerpts from Sam Harris's excellent book Waking Up.

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    Mindful Reps

    My experience meditating for a year.

    Mindful Reps

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    My experience meditating for a year.

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    Decision 2016

    Whether you vote or not doesn't matter, but who you decide you would vote for does.

    Decision 2016

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    Whether you vote or not doesn't matter, but who you decide you would vote for does.

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    The Singularity

    Ray Kurzweil predicts The Singularity is coming by 2045 based on his law of accelerating returns.

    The Singularity

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    Ray Kurzweil predicts The Singularity is coming by 2045 based on his law of accelerating returns.

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    Abstractions

    Our visual system suggests how our brains might cope with complexity in general.

    Abstractions

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    Our visual system suggests how our brains might cope with complexity in general.

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    Seeking What's New

    Why do we crave new content so much?

    Seeking What's New

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    Why do we crave new content so much?

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    The Human Scale

    Humans are locked into a certain scale in both space and time.

    The Human Scale

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    Humans are locked into a certain scale in both space and time.

Fiction

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    The Mindful

    A young man attends a mysterious class at a Chinese restaurant.

    The Mindful

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    A young man attends a mysterious class at a Chinese restaurant.

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    Tai: The AI

    The world's first super-intelligent AI.

    Tai: The AI

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    The world's first super-intelligent AI.

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    Braid

    A neuroscience researcher's theory of cognition.

    Braid

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    A neuroscience researcher's theory of cognition.