Kevin Slavin notes that computer algorithms are already interacting with each other in ways that are hard, if not impossible, for humans to understand, and are making decisions based on this interactions that affect our lives. Check out his entire Ted Talk here: http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_slavin_how_algorithms_shape_our_world?language=en The brain is like the Internet?
At least twice what you make as a full-time employee: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2015/03/double-and-half-freelancer-math.html
Eye-opening article from NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/15/your-money/how-many-mutual-funds-routinely-rout-the-market-zero.html?_r=1
It’s already too late: http://blog.samaltman.com/black-swan-seed-rounds
Telling stories/describing pictures. Ideas are a series of pictures in your mind, and they more clear they are to you, and the more clearly you are able to describe them to others, the more likely they are to become reality.
Society has come a long way since the time when the majority of people would work on the pyramids as slaves, but we are still slaves to 40-hour workweeks, long commutes, cubical farms, 30 year mortgages, unrealistic relationship expectations, lack of job mobility, risk of healthcare costs, etc. I hope someday society looks back at… Continue reading Equate