“Could we make it more affordable? Could we actually achieve this quality of life in the densities that are prevailing today? And we realized, it’s basically about light, it’s about sun, it’s about nature, it’s […]
Jon is a farmer from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside Chiang Mai, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. Pun Pun doubles as a center for […]
“People think of depression as being just sadness. It’s much, much too much sadness, much too much grief at far too slight a cause. (…) what it is that causes some people to be more resilient than other people. What are the […]
“Your home is whatever in this world you love more than you love yourself. So that might be creativity, it might be family, it might be invention, adventure, faith, service, it might be raising corgis, […]
“If I start by assuming the worst and work backwards, I can make sure that the protections we build work for both expected and unexpected use cases.” “Given that I spend my days and nights […]
via TEDEd You can’t help it; sometimes, you just get a bad feeling about someone that’s hard to shake. So, what’s happening in your brain when you make that critical (and often lasting) first judgment? […]
I had to watch it a dozen times in order to get the essence of his talk. It is very dense. So, how do we all get good at what we’re trying to do? — […]
How parasites turn our thinking sideways: Ed Yong at TED2014. A fascinating talk on behaviours and manipulations.