Interviews That Might Change Your Mind
Are things really worse than ever, or are we missing the bigger picture?More Info about Steven Pinker makes the case for optimism
How many Mozarts and Tiger Woods are there in any given generation? A generalist himself, bestselling author David Epstein says you have to give yourself permission to choose the wrong pursuit or work in a job that’s not your ultimate dream career. These small “failures” are actually major learning experiences that help you inch closer to greatness.More Info about Generalist vs. specialist: Which is the best path to success?
With the right intervention at the right time, a trauma can be recorded in the memory as non-traumatic and in many cases the devastating effects of PTSD in children refugees can be avoided.More Info about This child psychiatrist is saving refugees from trauma
Insights on working through conflict with Harvard's top negotiation expert.More Info about How to negotiate the nonnegotiable
Over a 10 year period, Dominic Milton Trott self-administered 157 psychoactive drugs and documented his experiences on each one. He then created the book, The Drug Users Bible, to inform curious minds about safe drug use.More Info about The Drug Users Bible: A guide to safe drug use
Why a gay rights activist started a movement to talk to thousands who voted against gay marriage.More Info about LGBT rights: The power of a single conversation
Beyond the brains of even the most intelligent human beings lies artificial superintelligence, which could pose serious threats to the human race. Nick Bostrom is attempting to fathom the unfathomable so we can be ready.More Info about Nick Bostrom on superintelligence and the future of AI
The issue with completely taking humans out of warfare? Our ability to feel and evaluate complex situations, using human judgement and moral understanding, is not something an artificial intelligence can easily learn.More Info about Killer robots will fight our wars: Can they be trusted?