Physiology of Information

What we know is encoded in the brain. Ideas, memories, images, and everything else we consider our part of our personal knowledgebase all eventually come down to a fusion of proteins, neurotransmitters, synapses, electrical impulses and other neurological elements. We know that short and long term memories are managed differently by the brain.  And we […]

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Information Overload

We live in an ecosystem of hyper-information. In an extraordinarily short period of time we have moved from scarcity to ubiquity. The result has been unprecedented information access. It has also become not just overwhelming but debilitating. Too. Much. Information. Or, to be more accurate: Too. Little. Synthesis. The challenge of literacy isn’t our ability […]

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