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People-Dependent Technology: Designing with Our Highest Ideals for One Another
People-Dependent Technology: Designing with Our Highest Ideals for One Another

“…design everything on the assumption that people are not heartless or stupid but marvellously capable, given the chance.”

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How Creativity Works
How Creativity Works

Inside the ‘seething cauldron of ideas,’ or what Bob Dylan has to do with the value of the synthesizer mind.

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The Vital Interplay of Intuition and Rationality in Love and the Emotional Mind
The Vital Interplay of Intuition and Rationality in Love and the Emotional Mind

Why, in love, “one must balance a respect for proof with a fondness for the unproven and the unprovable.”

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Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts
Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts

“Thank God, it will soon be dark.”

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Einstein on Kindness, Our Shared Existence, and Life’s Highest Ideals
Einstein on Kindness, Our Shared Existence, and Life’s Highest Ideals

“Without the sense of fellowship with men of like mind… life would have seemed to me empty.”

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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968

Unpacking humanity’s collective conscience through ‘the last word in man’s quest for perfect communications.’

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