Scientists Analyzed 24,000 Chess Matches to Understand CognitionChess could perhaps be the ultimate window through which we might see how our mental powers shift during our lives.
Does Social Media Poison Everything?We have far less control over our behavior than we like to think.
Bo Burnham and the Illusion of MeritocracyIn a WTF with Marc Maron podcast episode from 2012, musical comedian Bo Burnham said his fortune felt unreal, as if his life were a futuristic VR game. “I could die, take off a helmet, and, look: It’s the Bo Burnham 2000. There’s a whole line of people crying waiting in line,” he told Maron. […]