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Memory Is Not a Recording Device: How Technology Shaped Our Metaphors for Remembering
Memory Is Not a Recording Device: How Technology Shaped Our Metaphors for Remembering

Debunking the myth that memory is about “reliving” a permanent record stored in a filing cabinet.

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Wired for Culture: How Language Enabled “Visual Theft,” Sparked Innovation, and Helped Us Evolve
Wired for Culture: How Language Enabled “Visual Theft,” Sparked Innovation, and Helped Us Evolve

Why remix culture and collaborative creativity are an evolutionary advantage.

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How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love
How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends.

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Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore
Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore

A reading list for combinatorial creativity.

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From Invisible Ink to Cryptography, How the American Revolution Did Spycraft and Privacy-Hacking
From Invisible Ink to Cryptography, How the American Revolution Did Spycraft and Privacy-Hacking

What personal data has to do with George Washington’s dabbles in chemistry.

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William Gibson on Cultivating a “Personal Micro-Culture”
William Gibson on Cultivating a “Personal Micro-Culture”

On the building blocks of creativity and acquiring a sense of what feels right.

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