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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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Systematic Wonder: A Definition of Science That Accounts for Whimsy
Systematic Wonder: A Definition of Science That Accounts for Whimsy

On “the sheer love of allowing the mental engine to spin free.”

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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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The Science of Why the Past is Different from the Future, Animated
The Science of Why the Past is Different from the Future, Animated

Measuring the universe’s disorder in order to understand the arrow of time.

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Why Everything is Connected to Everything Else, Explained in 100 Seconds
Why Everything is Connected to Everything Else, Explained in 100 Seconds

Rockstar physicist Brian Cox uses quantum mechanics to illustrate one of the deepest truths of existence.

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