Moonwalking

Moonwalking

Josh Foer [ Moonwalking with Einstein ] My memory was average at best. Among the things I regularly forgot: where I put my car keys (where I put my car, for that matter); the food in the oven; that it’s “Its” and not “it’s”; my girlfriend’s birthday, our anniversary, Valentine’s Day, the clearance of the doorway to my parents’ cellar (ouch); my friends’

Multitasking?

Multitasking?

Clifford Nass [ Frontline ] Multitasking as we’re studying it here involves looking at multiple media at the same time. So we’re not talking about people watching the kids and cooking and stuff like that. We’re talking about using information, multiple sources. And that is the part of everyone’s life that’s growing so rapidly, “We have not yet found something that [multitaskers] are

Pink’s TED

Pink’s TED

Daniel Pink [ TED Global Oxford ] I need to make a confession at the outset here. A little over 20 years ago, I did something that I regret, something that I’m not particularly proud of. Something that, in many ways, I wish no one would ever know, but here I feel kind of obliged to reveal. In the late 1980s, in a