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Philosopher Daniel Dennett on Memes, Luck, Consciousness, and the Meaning of Life
Philosopher Daniel Dennett on Memes, Luck, Consciousness, and the Meaning of Life

“Every living thing is, from the cosmic perspective, incredibly lucky simply to be alive.”

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William Gottlieb’s Beautiful Vintage Photographs of Jazz Legends, from Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong
William Gottlieb’s Beautiful Vintage Photographs of Jazz Legends, from Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong

Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gilespie, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, and Mister, Billie Holiday’s dog, too.

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The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated
The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated

“Before we can find the answer — before we can even know the question — we must be immersed in disappointment.”

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The Idea Factory: Insights on Creativity from Bell Labs and the Golden Age of Innovation
The Idea Factory: Insights on Creativity from Bell Labs and the Golden Age of Innovation

Successful innovation requires the meeting of the right people at the right place with just the right problem.

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Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging
Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging

A mid-century love story about the loneliest number, its quest for belonging, and its eternal soulmate.

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The Happiness of Pursuit: What Science and Philosophy Can Teach Us About the Holy Grail of Existence
The Happiness of Pursuit: What Science and Philosophy Can Teach Us About the Holy Grail of Existence

“When fishing for happiness, catch and release.”

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