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I Feel Love: MDMA for Autism and Social Anxiety

This is a guest post from Rachel Nuwer (@RachelNuwer), an award-winning science journalist who regularly contributes to the New York Times, National Geographic, Scientific American, and many other publications. Her reporting for the New York Times broke the news globally about the MDMA Phase III clinical trial and was highlighted by me, Michael...

Wed May 31, 2023 02:21
Neuroscientist David Eagleman — Exploring Consciousness, Sensory Augmentation, The Lazy Susan Method of Extraordinary Productivity, Dreaming, Improving Hearing with a Wristband, Synesthesia, Stretching Time with Novelty, Lessons from Titans of Science, and Much More (#674)

Illustration via 99designs “Question your truth.” — David Eagleman David Eagleman (@davideagleman) is a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, TED speaker, and Guggenheim Fellow. He is the writer and presenter of the Emmy-nominated series The Brain on PBS, as well as the podcast Inner Cosmos with David Eagleman. In Palo...

Sat May 27, 2023 17:47
Dr. Nora Volkow — Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (#673)

Illustration via 99designs “I do not take no for an answer. And this is a message that I say to young people: ‘You should dare to do things. And no one has the right to say you cannot bring a new perspective into things.’ And so I always say, ‘Be daring and persevere.'” — Dr. Nora Volkow Nora D. Volkow, MD, is Director of the National...

Thu May 25, 2023 16:49
Seth Godin — The Pursuit of Meaning, The Life-Changing Power of Choosing Your Attitude, Overcoming Rejection, Life Lessons from Zig Ziglar, and Committing to Making Positive Change (#672)

Illustration via 99designs “It is entirely possible that you work in a place where you have no options. You have no agency. You have no significance. If that is actually true, you should quit, because you don’t get tomorrow over again. My guess: it is not actually true. My guess is you have more agency than you are prepared to embrace.” —...

Wed May 17, 2023 18:24
So You Love (or Hate) AI Art… Here’s the Same Recommendation

Roughly five months ago, I held an AI art competition related to the fantasy world I’ve been building. I was trying to peek around corners, as I often do with new technologies. Once it wrapped up, I felt a strange combination of things. It was something like one part falling in love; one part kid in a candy store; and two parts watching metaphorical...

Sat May 13, 2023 00:22
Bobby Hundreds — Building an Iconic Streetwear Brand, Making $7 Million in 40 Minutes, The Power of Garfield, Why Korean Entertainment is Taking Over the World, Maintaining the Mystery, The Fickleness of Fortune, and Developing “Nunchi” (#671)

Illustration via 99designs “Koreans are known to have this emotional repression, which then manifests and converts into brilliant art, romance, and passion—and also violence—and it’s called han.” — Bobby Hundreds Bobby Hundreds (@bobbyhundreds) is an artist, designer, and storyteller based in Los Angeles. He is best known as the co-founder...

Thu May 11, 2023 18:16

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