Daniel Kahneman on the riddle of experience vs. memory

 

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy — and our own self-awareness.

Nikolai Begg revolutioniert die Medizintechnik

Manche Innovationen kommen von Tüftlern, die ein Problem erkennen und dann wie besessen nach einer Lösung suchen. Der Ingenieur Nikolai Begg macht das im Bereich der Medizintechnik und zeigt, dass es noch jede Menge zu entwickeln gibt.

 

Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future

MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte takes you on a journey through the last 30 years of tech. The consummate predictor highlights interfaces and innovations he foresaw in the 1970s and 1980s that were scoffed at then but are ubiquitous today. And he leaves you with one last (absurd? brilliant?) prediction for the coming 30 years.