RIP Daniel Kahneman / Slow Down / Apple Apologizes

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Thniking Fast adn Slow

Thinking Fast and Slow: How Your Brain Thinks This is my summary of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky’s ground breaking book. Danny recently died. Many think that Thinking Fast and Slow” is in the same league as Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams. Here is a link to his obituary in The Guardian. @guardian

Slow Down@Sonia_Sparkles

Apple issues rare apology over ‘crushing’ iPad Pro ad that sparked outrage: ‘We missed the mark.’ Check out the ad here. @TBarrabi @Apple


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Most And Least Common Four-Digit PIN Numbers, Visualized – How weak is your PIN? This is a very cool display of data. @infobeautiful @digg


Human Evolution – 4 Million Years in 5 Minutes – This was more an exercise in motion graphics than an attempt to be completely historically accurate. @MateAnim



Forbes releases list of ‘New Ivies,’ with multiple colleges from the Midwest making the cut. This list also includes Binghamton University where I received my doctorate. @Forbes @nbcchicago

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Maya Angleou@wise_insights4u

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Is The Best Way To Take A Free Throw — So Why Don’t Basketball Players Do It? The Granny shot almost guarantees a successful free throw in basketball, but the majority of the sport’s professional players refuse to use it. @HalfInteresting


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