The Courage to be Yourself. Is Health Care a Right? Betting on AI.

Is Health Care a Right?

It’s a question that divides Americans, including those from my home town. But it’s possible to find common ground.


Is the Open Office Layout Dead?

Nearly 60 years since their invention, an increasing body of research shows what many already know—open offices are often less than ideal.

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My Incredibly Simple Guide To Stoicism — Learn Wisdom You Can Practically Use

Stoicism doesn’t focus on the negative like modern-day self-help advice does. Stoicism is more a meditative practice that allows us to take the negative feelings we experience, and turn them into thoughts that give us peacefulness and perspective on life.


This Island Is Not for Sale: How Eigg Fought Back

Small islands have always been objects of desire for a certain kind of man ambitious to rule his own tiny nation. One Hebridean isle asserted its independence, but can its way of life survive?


Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out By What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About Us

Using code and the web, a data scientist follows two unnamed people and learns just how much our anonymous location data can say about who we are.


The Massive Hedge Fund Betting on AI

Initially wary of the technology, Man Group was soon persuaded by the returns from algorithm-centric funds.


What Happened to Myanmar’s Human-Rights Icon?

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya reveals what the world didn’t understand about Aung San Suu Kyi.


The World According to Dan Brown

Anyone who has read Dan Brown’s work — and with 200 million copies of his books in print, you know who you are — is familiar with his signature technique of inserting little chunks of expository information into the narrative. Among the topics addressed in his latest thriller, “Origin”: the wide-ranging talents of Winston Churchill, the elusive appeal of abstract art, the exciting peculiarities of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral and the latest insane developments in the world of artificial intelligence.


Time Blocking: Improve Your Focus And Get More Meaningful Work Done

Life can be messy. Most of us juggle a lot of different things at the same time. Even though the simple solution is to stop juggling, it’s not always realistic. Or even needed.


Navy Returns to Compasses and Pencils to Help Avoid Collisions at Sea

There is little argument, however, that a shrinking Navy is performing the same duties that a larger fleet did a decade ago, and that constant deployments leave little time to train and maintain ships amid their relentless duties.


The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel

Every generation believes that it must battle unprecedented pressures of conformity; that it must fight harder than any previous generation to protect that secret knowledge from which our integrity of selfhood springs.


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