Thriving on Overload Insights
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Anna Lembke is a Professor of psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of Dopamine Nation. This book explores “new scientific discoveries that explain why the relentless...
Through our lives we build mental models of the world that we apply in all our interactions and decisions. There are three major problems with this: No mental models are right, some are just more...
Scenario planning is one of the most effective of the arsenal of foresight methodologies, helping open the minds of participants as they discover for themselves alternative possibilities. In the 25...
The number of people primarily working from home tripled during the pandemic. What started as a necessity has become a popular preference among those whose jobs can be done remotely. According to...
In a world where we are constantly bombarded with distractions, it has become increasingly difficult to focus on tasks that require our full attention for extended periods of time. This poses a...
Lex Fridman is incredibly productive. He is an AI researcher and lecturer at MIT, and host of the extremely successful Lex Fridman podcast, in which he interviews guests such as Elon Musk, Joe...
Author, podcaster, and investor Tim Ferriss believes in the power of avoiding distractions. Asked recently what of his advice more people should follow, his immediate response was to adopt the...
This excerpt from Chapter 4 of Thriving on Overload delves into how going into peripheral vision can broaden not only what we perceive but also our thinking. There is a reason that houses with...
English-speaking pop culture including Hollywood and American and British music seemed to be swamping the world, leading to fears that in a global world all other cultures would be overwhelmed. The...
Cathy Hackl on riding the rocket of emerging technologies by sharing, participating, and being an active voice
Cathy Hackl is a true thought leader in the exploding metaverse/ web 3 space, being named as one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Women in Tech Right Now" by BigThink, one of the top tech voices on...
As author and founder of the popular blog Stratechery, Taiwan-based Ben Thompson is extraordinarily prolific. In an interview on The Knowledge Project, he talks about what his typical daily routine...
Did you do it? How many do you have open? I’m willing to bet it’s more than just a handful. According to a recent study from Carnegie Mellon University, 30% of participants agreed to having a “tab...
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