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Kevin Kelly: The next 5,000 days of the web

The Internet, the Web as we know it, the kind of Web — the things we’re all talking about — is already less than 5,000 days old. So all of the things that we’ve seen come about, starting, say, with satellite images of the whole Earth, which we couldn’t even
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How To Increase Brain Performance

Have you ever wanted to increase your brain’s performance? Today, we are going to talk about how you can do exactly that and I’ve got really great news: You are probably much smarter than you think. So, I often get this question is “How do I increase my brains performance?”
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1. Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology

[MUSIC PLAYING] Stanford University. This is BIO 150, isn’t it? OK, just wanted to make sure. So we start off with a scenario. 40-year-old guy– quiet, suburban life. Married 15 years, two kids, 3.5 dogs. Everything’s standard. Everything’s going wonderfully. And one day out of nowhere, he punches somebody in
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Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you is this: that you change your posture for two minutes. But before I give it away, I want to ask you to right now do
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One more reason to get a good night’s sleep | Jeff Iliff

Sleep. It’s something we spend about a third of our lives doing, but do any of us really understand what it’s all about? Two thousand years ago, Galen, one of the most prominent medical researchers of the ancient world, proposed that while we’re awake, our brain’s motive force, its juice,
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How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

So, I’ll be speaking to you using language … because I can. This is one these magical abilities that we humans have. We can transmit really complicated thoughts to one another. So what I’m doing right now is, I’m making sounds with my mouth as I’m exhaling. I’m making tones
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