May I call you on the phone…

... whenever I want, without an appointment? Of course not. Nobody is allowed to call anyone without an appointment anymore. But at some point in the past, people did call…

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The Advertiser Bias

I'm always reminding myself to avoid this. I call it the Advertiser Bias; basically, when someone or especially many people try to give you something, you automatically want to reject…

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Infinity down to two.

Instead of an infinite number of options, imagine they all combine to make 2. At a given moment in time: There can be infinite optionsThere can be two optionsThere can…

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Empathy as a thrill ride!

The thrill is proportional to the distance jumped. empathy/ˈɛmpəθi/nounthe ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Empathy evolved to enable our ancient ancestors to work together as a…

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Standing on Elon’s Shoulder

Today I was listening to an Elon Musk talk on YouTube and heard him say the following sentence. "Designing the production system of a new product is at least an…

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Are we lazy or overwhelmed?

I used to think laziness was the biggest problem. But now I'm not sure. My favorite question to ponder: why, if we know what to do, don't we do it?…

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