Getting Smarter – It’s not what you think

How We Think The Brain Works We have been taught that what we think is what drives learning and intelligence. The notion of our conscious self as the arbiter of intelligence started in the 17th century when Rene Descartes proposed that the mind controls the ‘machine’ body. As society entered the industrial age of automation, it […]

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Ethics In A Technological World

Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) are causing concern as developers are seeing biases and poor judgment displayed in job and college entry applications, criminal profiling, and more. Developers are challenged with how to ‘program’ ethics, but humans are challenged with establishing and maintaining ethics individually and as a society. Two […]

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When Beliefs Outweigh Facts

Beliefs are a personal opinion or story we make up when facts are unknown or we choose to ignore them. For instance, the belief that the earth is flat was eventually debunked once the facts became overwhelming. The disturbing trend today is why so many continue to have beliefs that ignore facts. For instance, no […]

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