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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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E. B. White on Why Brevity Is Not the Gold Standard for Style
E. B. White on Why Brevity Is Not the Gold Standard for Style

“Writing is not an exercise in excision, it’s a journey into sound.”

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Babel No More: Inside the Secrets of Superhuman Language-Learners
Babel No More: Inside the Secrets of Superhuman Language-Learners

What a Chilean YouTube disaster and a busy Manhattan restaurant have to do with the limits of the human brain.

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