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The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman

The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman

Everybody talks about happiness these days. I had somebody count the number of books with “happiness” in the title published in the last five years and they gave up after about 40, and there were many more. There is a… Continue Reading

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Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn

Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn

We are going to take a quick voyage over the cognitive history of the 20th century, because during that century, our minds have altered dramatically. As you all know, the cars that people drove in 1900 have altered because the… Continue Reading

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Hans Rosling: Debunking third-world myths with the best stats you’ve ever seen

Hans Rosling: Debunking third-world myths with the best stats you’ve ever seen

About 10 years ago, I took on the task to teach global development to Swedish undergraduate students. That was after having spent about 20 years, together with African institutions, studying hunger in Africa. So I was sort of expected to… Continue Reading

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A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello, Doha. Hello! Salaam alaikum. I love coming to Doha. It’s such an international place. It feels like the United Nations here. You land at the airport, and you’re welcomed by an Indian lady… Continue Reading

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How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How do you explain when things don’t go as we assume? Or better, how do you explain when others are able to achieve things that seem to defy all of the assumptions? For example: Why is Apple so innovative? Year… Continue Reading