TED Talk: Jeff Hancock: The future of lying

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 […]

[TED Talk] Depression

Currently listening to this – eloquent – depression is not the opposite of ‘happiness’, but the opposite of ‘vitality’:

Johanna Blakely: Social Media and the End of Gender (@TED)

“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.”