Silicon Valley Is Over. People Don't Actually Know Themselves. Change the Course of Human History.

Against the Grain. Unhook Us From Our Phones.

People Don't Actually Know Themselves Very Well

Chances are, your coworkers are better at rating some parts of your personality than you are.


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The World's Most Influential Restaurant Reinvents Itself

Noma, as you've probably heard, is the Copenhagen restaurant considered by many people, including me, to be the most influential in the world, the place where the dominant strains in world cooking — localism, seasonality, sustainability and science — came together into a whole, aided by Redzepi's strong sense of narrative.


How to Change the Course of Human History

The story we have been telling ourselves about our origins is wrong, and perpetuates the idea of inevitable social inequality.


Notes on Being Very Tall

Is being tall—extremely tall—an identity?


Has Dopamine Got Us Hooked on Tech?

Silicon Valley is keen to exploit the brain chemical credited with keeping us tapping on apps and social media.


The Subtle Nudges That Could Unhook Us From Our Phones

Behavioral economists have a name for the tension between our present and future selves. They call it time-inconsistency. It colors countless human decisions, from the trivial to the momentous: Eat that cookie—or stick to your diet?


Want to Live a Life 99% of Other People Will Envy? Read This Immediately.

The goal of life is not to relax on the beach, sipping mojitos all day. The purpose is to find something you love that adds value to the world.


Against the Grain

Dave’s Killer Bread has become a cult favorite across the nation, drawing in both health-conscious consumers and those who root for second chances in life. But you won’t find the full story on the bread packaging. The man behind the brand is finally ready to tell it.


How Steph Curry Leads Like No Other NBA Superstar

As a leader, as one of the best players in the league, you see one of your teammates go down, you feel as though you have to pick up the slack. ... Mentally, he was just locked in and he's been that way ever since. That focus carried us to a title last year.


Silicon Valley Is Over, Says Silicon Valley

“I’m a little over San Francisco,” said Patrick McKenna, the founder of High Ridge Venture Partners who was also on the bus tour. “It’s so expensive, it’s so congested, and frankly, you also see opportunities in other places.”


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