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Reads tagged with “knowledge”

The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time
The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time

Democratizing knowledge, the meaning of life, and why everything we know about creativity is wrong.

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Happy Birthday, George Orwell: BBC’s 1954 1984 Adaptation
Happy Birthday, George Orwell: BBC’s 1954 1984 Adaptation

From Big Brother to Little Brother, or what Newspeak has to do with the API economy.

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The Beekepers: Artful Documentary about Colony Collapse Disorder
The Beekepers: Artful Documentary about Colony Collapse Disorder

What Aristotle’s hobby has to do with the future of agriculture and our best defense against disaster.

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5 Fantastic Daily Email Newsletters for a Better Life
5 Fantastic Daily Email Newsletters for a Better Life

What world peace has to do with dog soap and why everything you knew about baby carrots is wrong.

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The Medium is the Massage: Shepard Fairey + Marshall McLuhan
The Medium is the Massage: Shepard Fairey + Marshall McLuhan

Presaging the digital revolution by a half century, or what Telstar has to do with global wisdom.

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Kurt Vonnegut Interviewed on NPR Inside Second Life
Kurt Vonnegut Interviewed on NPR Inside Second Life

What it means to be a man without a country, or what Marx has to do with improving life through technology.

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Hume at 300: Timeless Philosophy for Timely Thinking
Hume at 300: Timeless Philosophy for Timely Thinking

Why imagination is at the root of the mind, or how to become a bestselling historian.

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Shapes for Sounds: A Visual History of the Alphabet
Shapes for Sounds: A Visual History of the Alphabet

What the anatomy of your tongue has to do with ship flags and the evolution of human communication.

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Everything is a Remix, Part 3: The Elements of Creativity
Everything is a Remix, Part 3: The Elements of Creativity

What Gutenberg has to do with Thomas Edison and the secret sauce of Apple.

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The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

What the second law of thermodynamics has to do with the meaning of life.

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