Jane McGonigal designs simulations that transport people into possible futures to test our response to the threats, risks, and challenges we might face. And to help us feel less anxious, more creative, and helpful as we forge ahead.
Netflix’s landing page is full of choice architecture tools—plausible paths, smart defaults, and carefully curated descriptions. But it doesn’t do all of the work itself. The platform takes cues from you, too.
The prevailing public and media narrative about social media has often focused on the negatives. Yet social media platforms have proved crucial during India’s COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how we can make sense of it all.
Scott Barry Kaufman speaks with Simon Baron-Cohen about Baron-Cohen’s new book, The Pattern Seekers, which makes the case that the same genes that give rise to autism are and have been crucial to humanity’s propensity to invent and innovate.