A Cephalopod Has Passed a Cognitive Test Designed For Human Childrensciencealert.com/cuttlefish-can-pass-a-cognitive-test-designed-for-children
A new test of cephalopod smarts has reinforced how important it is for us humans to not underestimate animal intelligence.
Context switching costs more than we give it credit for. - Thinking Throughthinkingthrough.substack.com/p/context-switching-cost-more-than
(4 min read) Batching things by function can skyrocket your productivity.
Psychology of Code Readability | by Egon Elbre | Mediummedium.com/@egonelbre/psychology-of-code-readability-d23b1ff1258a
By no means should this be regarded as truth, but rather a model that I’ve found extremely helpful in understanding and finding better ways of writing code. I think one of the things every programmer…
Common Causes of Very Bad Decisions · Collaborative Fundcollaborativefund.com/blog/bad-decisions/
Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes. He said: Inattention, distraction, lack of interest, poor preparation, genuine stupidity, timidity, braggadocio, emotional imbalance, ideological, racial, social or chauvinistic prejudices, and aggressive or prevaricatory instincts. Let me add some more: Incentives can tempt good people to push the boundaries farther than they’d ever imagine. Financial boundaries, moral boundarie...
How to be indistractable | Psyche Guidespsyche.co/guides/to-become-indistractable-recognise-that-it-starts-within-you
Stop blaming technology – distraction starts within. Manage your inner triggers to enjoy greater focus and a fuller life
How I Got My Attention Back — by Craig Modcraigmod.com/essays/how_i_got_my_attention_back/
There are a thousand beautiful ways to start the day that don’t begin with looking at your phone. And yet so few of us choose to do so. Technology is commanding our attention in infinite, insurmountable loops. A country trip off-grid helped me escape.
Our Ability to Process Information Is Reaching a Critical Limitonezero.medium.com/our-ability-to-process-information-is-reaching-a-critical-limit-3c761fee3259
BuzzFeed once called 2016 “Actually The Worst Year.” It didn’t hold the record for long. In six short months, 2020 has already delivered Australian wildfires, election controversies, the coronavirus…
Being Alone — Ankit Shahankit.fyi/being-alone
A reflection on loneliness, solitude, and the relationship we form with ourselves.