Nesting instinct refers to an urge in pregnant animals to prepare a home for the upcoming newborn(s). It is found in a variety of animals (both mammals and birds) including humans. My form of ‘nesting’, somewhat to Noam’s disappointment, is not of the kind that … Continue readingDigital Nesting – Where the primal me meets the 21st century and how my instincts may save your shoes
Don’t be fooled by this seemingly innocent graduation class photo. Or by this well put Guardian introduction to the people creating our future. Singularity University at the serene NASA Research Park in CA is a dangerous place. I just returned from a week of SU … Continue readingSingularity University Executive Program should come with a warning
Here’s the full list of books and why I favorite them.
I’m giving a talk this Monday, about the shift in the the way ideas are spread and about how now, like never before, companies and individuals can change an industry, reinvent science or reshape politics. Specifically, about how TED and Seth Godin’s new Domino Project do it. More … Continue readingUpcoming talk: Idea Driven GPSs. And why we insist on taking the longest route to ourselves
If you’re like me, you think you’re really good at reading people’s body language, picking up the subtle cues of their true intention and spotting every tell tale sign. Well, you’re not as good as you think you are. Not with the people you love, … Continue readingThe husband is always the last to know and the founder last to admit
Science keeps flipping on us. In the break of 2011, does that change anything? Everything? Is it happy 2011? From somewhere in the Caribbean, a greeting from me and my Noam to you my friends: [click to open in YouTube, they don’t allow embed because … Continue readingLife is not without a sense of humor…
The inner battle of the seat of entrepreneurship and the brain’s panic button. And how you can win. Sprinkled with tips and tricks on how to use cutting edge neuroscience discoveries to get your ideas across in a memorable way. Vote it up on slideshare … Continue reading[updated] Running for best in education: The Brain for Entrepreneurs – The Frontal Lobe vs. the Amygdala.
I’ve been wanting to try the Flying Trapeze for a really long time and a few days ago I find there’s one just a couple of blocks away from my apartments in Chelsea. Armed with my latest obsession to better understand unlearning of fear response, I … Continue readingFlying Trapeze – oscillations of the mind
Size Matters. Big Time! The size of the Frontal Lobe, that is. Our frontal lobe is larger in reference to the rest of the brain, than in any other species: It’s almost 40% of a human brain, about 15-17% in great apes, about 7% in dogs and just … Continue readingEven though my environment is different than my thinking, my thinking is more important.
Inevitable? Tough one… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7NWdxFAHdY[/youtube]