Thanks to Penn who introduced me to this TED talk from Jeff Hancock, here are some notes I made as I was listening: Lying seems to be a central part of being human. As a former Canadian border guard, spent time trying to determine who was lying. Diogenes - sought to find a single human who didn't lie - died without finding one Confucius - believed in sincerity, in principles. Over the last 20 years,…
Currently listening to this - eloquent - depression is not the opposite of 'happiness', but the opposite of 'vitality':
I missed this TED talk a couple of years ago, but came across it again by checking out Gordon & Sarah Brown's website, inspiring stuff!
"Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they're becoming increasingly harder to track online, says media researcher Johanna Blakley. As social media outgrows traditional media, and women users outnumber men, Blakley explains what changes are in store for the future of media."