29 December 2015

Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

Hari dives into the latest research into drug addiction. Interestingly, as the title implies, modern studies show that our methods for addressing addiction are all wrong.

Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

15 December 2015

Manuel Lima: A visual history of human knowledge

Our metaphor for describing relationships have been shifting from the centuries old Tree linkage (think of family trees: this comes from that) to a more modern Network linkage (shows the multiple connections between elements: this is connected to these). Lima ties this knowledge shift with art.

Manuel Lima: A visual history of human knowledge

10 December 2015

Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

Despite a dramatic increase in leadership training, Torres notes a widening gap between leadership needs and candidates to fill those roles. She then proceeds to give suggestions on correcting these training issues.

Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

01 December 2015

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

The experiencing self is what we report during an experience which can be quite different from how we remember something. Consider that last time you heard, "It ruined the whole experience." The experience, as Kahneman points out, was still good but the memory of the experience has been ruined. Kahneman presents his findings on the interactions between our actual experiences and our memory of those experiences.

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory