Brain Initiative discussed on Charlie Rose Show (video)

Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health, Story Landis of the National Institute of Health, Cornelia Bargmann of Rockefeller University and William Newsome of Stanford University.... Charlie Rose back to camera..

The Best of Brain Pickings 2013 by Maria Popova

Brain Pickings is one of the best curated websites. Maria Popova's, it's aggregator and editor says...

"The core ethos behind Brain Pickings is that creativity is a combinatorial force:"

"Gathered below are the thirteen most read and shared articles published on Brain Pickings in 2013, spanning everything from psychology to art to the meaning of life. "

Science by Design: Exploring the Details of Exploratory Hall

There’s nothing random about Exploratory Hall.

In fact, the operative word during its five years of renovation and development was “intentionality.” The layout, the fixtures, the furnishings, the flooring, the lighting and even the wood panel in one of the three-story atriums are all intentional by design. II, is rich with subtle details that enrich the collaboration between student to professor, and student to student, while surrounding them with symbols of science.

Making good mistakes

“If you are not making mistakes, you’re not taking enough risks. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before" Debbie Millman.

Francis Bacon on the Dark Side of Curiosity and the Vanity of Knowledge

Brain Pickings April 2013
by Maria Popova

How to keep one of the greatest human gifts from becoming one of our most cumbersome curses.

“Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider,”

Charles Jencks and his gardens

Charles Alexander Jencks is an American architectural theorist, landscape architect and designer. His books on the history and criticism of Modernismand Postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles. Jencks now lives in Scotland where he designs landscape sculpture and writes on cosmogenic art.

“We are living in a new paradigm. We now know the universe back to the beginning; we know so many things that upset the modernist Newtonian worldview,”

Do Great Things, Justin Rosenstein

Guest contributor Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana.

"We have a greater capacity to change the world today than the kings and presidents of just 50 years ago." Yet I fear that our industry is squandering its opportunity and its talent.

Asana videos in post

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