Happy Mortal

This life, well-lived.

September 11, 2011
by Will
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How We Never Forget 9/11

When we say “never forget,” I assume it refers to learning from 9/11, so that we can protect ourselves from future terrorist acts. I also assume it means honoring the dead and the families of the those who died . . . I find these common sense meanings take on fresh significance when we consider neurobiological research on human memory.

I find these common sense meanings take on fresh significance when we consider neurobiological research on human memory (for instance). Continue reading

March 9, 2009
by Will
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The Global Mind: Twitter

The Rocket Boom vid is a good introduction for those unfamiliar with Twitter and offers a good description of Twitter’s unique capabilities by comparing it to a worldwide mind. I have to admit the video both freaked me out a bit (think big Brother) and excited me (having the powers of Hermes). Take a gander . . . Continue reading