Tag Archives: Thinking

The Neuroscience of Armageddon

A cursory study of rudimentary neuroscience makes uncomfortable reading. It suggests, with strong evidence, that the way we think makes us ill-suited to thrive in the modern world. In fact, our thought patterns and mental blind spots imperil us all. … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Quiet Contemplation

I have spent a lot of time just waiting around, this past couple of days, engaged as I was in long haul flights or waiting for them.  Waiting offers a unique and interesting opportunity for quiet contemplation, but in my … Continue reading

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Limited Only By Your Imagination

This slogan “Limited only by your imagination” was one that was used by a company I used to work for, which produced the first digital sampling synthesizers that made any significant commercial impact.  I recall, at the time, thinking that … Continue reading

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Thinking Time

So much is done in a mad frenzy these days.  We are expected to juggle incoming emails (on multiple accounts), instant messages (Skype messages and other concurrent text chat systems), face-to-face interruptions to our train of thought and phone calls … Continue reading

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