Walker @ Google

Walker @ Google

 Matthew Walker [ Sleep Engineering ] It’s a delight and privilege to be here and I would like to start with testicles. Men who sleep 5 hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who sleep 8 hours or more. In addition men who routinely sleep 5 to 6 hours a night will have a level of testosterone which is that

Stacking Fiefdoms

Stacking Fiefdoms

Joel Salatin [ Innovation Economics 1:16:13 ] This morning we started with the idea that a farm is not a continuity business until it provides two salaries. The first thing is to employ yourself and then you’re looking at creating additional salaries and those salaries are going to be stacked on the existing place. They’re not necessarily going to be dependent on gobbling

Mastery Learning

Mastery Learning

Sal Kahn [ EDU 2.0 ] I’m here today to talk about the two ideas that, at least based on my observations at Khan Academy, are kind of the core, or the key leverage points for learning. It’s the idea of mastery and the idea of mindset. I saw this in the early days working with my cousins. A lot of them were

Connecting with Grass

Connecting with Grass

Joel Salatin [ Carbon Sequestration 17:04 ] Sunbeams are the essence of poetry. Dreams, fantasy, fairy tales; sunbeams. And yet, as esoteric and mystical as sunbeams are, they are the energy driver of the planet in a very visceral, physical, scientific, empirical sense. But if I asked you to go out and grab me some sunbeams, we know they’re valuable, right? Well, grab

Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming

Karen Konkoly [ Sleep Engineering ] This could be a dream. Do you remember how you got here? The best way to test reality is to read something twice. When you’re awake the words will always stay the same, but when you’re dreaming the words will always be different. Dreams can seem vague because when you’re awake all you have is a memory