Since limited resources entail trade-offs, empathy can lead us to make poor decisions about how we use them.
50 years from now, will Black Mirror still resonate in the way The Twilight Zone does today? An assessment of what makes something great art.
December 07, 2016
If we want make America great, we need to start by hearing the other side.
November 01, 2016
We need to remember that there is so much more change within us than we believe possible.
October 06, 2016
In the age of instant searching, it's easy to forget the incredible power of browsing.
August 10, 2016
Neil Degrasse Tyson recently suggested a that, "Earth needs a virtual country: #Rationalia, with a one-line Constitution: All policy shall be based on the weight of evidence." But just...
July 11, 2016
How John Oliver's recent act of buying and forgiving medical debt compares to the Jewish practice of loan forgiveness every 7 years.
June 09, 2016
Maybe autonomy isn't all it's cracked up to be.
April 06, 2016
The first question everyone asked after the existence of gravity waves were proved was: "How is this useful to?" To which Geoff Mitelman answers: "It matters even if it...
February 24, 2016
When are shortcuts unhelpful and when can we actually take ones that work for our daily lives? Geoff Mitelman explores the myths and the facts of shortcuts.