The Story of Networks (Illustration: Creative Networking) “The same mathematics of networks that governs the interactions of molecules in a cell, neurons in a brain, and species in an ecosystem can be used to understand the complex interconnections between people, the emergence of group identity, and the paths along which information, norms,...
Robert Lanza: Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t...– Robert Lanza, Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone, The Huffington Post, August 18, 2010
Dan Jones on the role of positive feelings “Positive feelings change the way...– Dan Jones, How to be happy (but not too much), New Scientist, Sep 22, 2010. See also: Jamie Beatson, Happiness Is In The Genes, Say Scottish Scientists, The Daily Record, Mar 6 2008
Jonah Lehrer on the itch of Curiosity (Picture source: Domenico Remps, Cabinet...– Jonah Lehrer, American journalist, The Itch of Curiosity, Wired science, Aug 3, 2010
Two is the magic number: Joshua Wolf Shenk on the role of collaboration in creativity Paul McCartney & John Lennon “This pervasive belief in individualism can be traced to the idea most forcefully articulated by René Descartes. “Each self inhabits its own subjective realm,” he declared,...
Jonah Lehrer on distraction and creativity “According to the Toronto...– Jonah Lehrer, Are Distractible People More Creative?, Wired Science, Sep 14, 2010
The secret of creativity: An oblique perspective “Creative people are...– Nigel Barber, The secret of creativity: An oblique perspective, Psychology Today, Sep 1, 2010
Stephen Hawking on the universe’s origin Picture: Starry-Eyed Hubble Celebrates 20 Years of Awe and Discovery / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center “Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist. It is not necessary to invoke God to light the blue touch paper and set the universe going. (…)” The universe...