“For me, boredom is the main source of creativity. It's a negative state in the sense that you tend to avoid it instinctively. It's very natural for us…
“When you start paying attention, you start identifying precognitive dreams constantly. This isn't some extraordinary rare phenomenon. The brain can re…
An expert panel explores measurement
And the Bento Society Future Us Grant
“Hope for me feels like the opposite of admitting that you have to do it. ‘I hope someone else will fix it.’ That’s a disaster. Hope dies and action be…
“It makes me uneasy when I think about how much corporations are measuring about human interactions today and not making considered decisions about wha…
The artist Hank Willis Thomas on his work, the challenge of identifying Black male identity, and how to be an infinite player in a finite game.
Why we find it hard to be our real selves online, and why we're all in the Dark Forest now.
The author of The Entrepreneurial State and Mission Economy on the fight for change and what happens when we confuse price with value
“These ideas are in the ether. There's this lovely quote from André Gide: ‘Everything that needs to be said has already been said, but since nobody was…
David Wallace Wells, author of The Uninhabitable Earth, talks about where we are and where we're heading, why our worst fears won't come true, and the …
The Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures talks about the firm's new climate fund, and offers a compelling vision for a world after capital