At the core of every life is a single, difficult question: should I learn more, or should I make the most of what I already know? This is known as “the exploration-exploitation dilemma” (aka “the exploration-exploitation tradeoff“), and it’s the most important problem you’ll ever face.[Read more…] about Managing the Exploration-Exploitation Dilemma
There has been quite a bit of concern about the rise of automation lately, and it’s been a key component of the rise of nationalist, protectionist politics. Jobs have been getting scarce in some parts of the world, and it’s important that people have the skills to recognize automation trends and adapt accordingly.[Read more…] about How to Survive Automation
Studying memory has changed my life.
It’s also opened my eyes to some common illusions we all weave for ourselves (and I include myself in that statement!), particularly when it comes to the concept of a “life story.”[Read more…] about The Story Doesn’t Matter
I’ve been stuck in Iceland for the last 18 days, and as a result I’ve had a lot more free time on my hands than I normally do.
Today my sister’s husband, Chris, and I were bullshitting around and started talking about Quora.[Read more…] about 11 Ideas for Monetizing Quora