In an era where we are overwhelmed with information, distinguishing between truth and fake news has become an intellectual battleground. Today I take you through the corridors of popular wisdom, dissecting its roots and exposing the scientific method as I learned it from scientists I work with. At the heart of every scientific discovery lies a systematic approach—the scientific method. It’s a roadmap that begins … Continue reading The Web of Knowledge – Science and Popular Wisdom
“Finish him,” was the famous phrase heard on Mortal Kombat 3 when it came time to obliterate your opponent. You might remember the drunken wobble Raiden does just before Sub-Zero uppercuts him into oblivion. Good times. As a kid, another part of the game always stood out: the opening credits. The phrase flashing across the screen read, “There is no knowledge that is not power.” … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: Philosophy from a video game
Nowadays, we see that a lot of jobs no longer exist in the market, or they are about to disappear. If they do not disappear, they will change tremendously. In the future, there will be more people that are self-employed than employees. Flexibility and life-long training will be more and more needed as it will be necessary to switch from a competence to another one, … Continue reading Are You Ready for the Job of the Future?
Last week I was on vacation in the beautiful village of Lu Bagnu, located in Sardinia, Italy. I had the chance to read more than usual and I found an interview to Pamela Paul, author of the book “100 Things We’ve lost to the Internet“. The book presents the world before cyberspace. If you are a non digital native like me, you will know what she … Continue reading Things We’ve Lost to the Internet
There are many things I do not know. Like what it takes to make a light switch work; or how many species of bird reside in my home state. I do not know advanced mathematic formulas; I do not know why the daffodils come back each spring. I’m just one person, with a single, yet unbelievable brain. Yet there is limited capacity. And I mess … Continue reading SnapDragon Speaks: On Knowing.
When we look at someone successful, it’s most likely to consider one of the two to be dominant for that person. We think either that person is talented (for example, sport dudes or dudettes) or we consider that the person worked hard to get there (for example, the owners of the big corporations). But is there one of the two more important or more impactful … Continue reading Talent vs Hard Work
Philosophy is just like a tree, you start to understand this from whichever point, In the end you will fall to its roots. The more spicy fact is that If you start to explore it from a little concept or definition, the rest of definitions and concepts will come under that single concept. Continue reading || Gigantic Network of Philosophical Concepts ||