We’ve been meaning to post something from Edge.org, our new Blogroll inductee and a great source for the “free time”-type of thought-provoking reads. And we mean “free time” because their stories tend to run very long. This story highlights their “question for 2011”, which is: What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody’s Cognitive Toolkit?. It has been answered by 158 interesting people such as Nassim Taleb, Richard Thaler, Don Tapscott and many others – some wrote simple, quick answers and some really dug deep to justify their arguments. Great stuff, but you have been warned: it’s easy to spend a LOT of time in this website.
About John Brockman, here’s an interesting interview on March 2011 Wired UK magazine.