March 15th, 2017
In a previous video, I talked about how our senses aren’t passively received from the world, but are actively constructed and projected into the world. The world is like a coloring book that we color in with each of our senses, every moment that we’re awake. Now what about our emotions? They’re no less […]
November 1st, 2016
What makes a sight a sight, and not a sound? What makes a sound a sound, and not a smell? We don’t have a simple answer. But there are some tools we can use, like analysis and synthesis, that can help us at least think about these questions better.
Let’s take analysis first, where […]
August 10th, 2016
I think it’s fascinating how the brain computes precisely where we should experience each and every sensation that we have. When we open our eyes, everything we see — brightness, color, shapes, depth, motion — all these things are the the result of real-time computation. We don’t receive these qualities from the world, we […]
June 4th, 2014
Here is an excerpt from my book Enlightening Technical Leadership.
Reframing, studied by neuroscientists formally as cognitive reappraisal, enables us to see the silver lining of a dark cloud, and to recognize that lemons can be turned into lemonade. We don’t deny or hide any of the facts of a situation, we just change our […]
March 18th, 2014
I’ll be speaking about Enlightening Technical Leadership at the LOPSA-East Professional IT Community Conference on May 3rd:
March 4th, 2014
I’ll be speaking about Enlightening Technical Leadership at the IEEE/ACM IT Professional Conference on March 14th:
March 28th, 2012
I’ll be presenting on Collabograte at Indiana LinuxFest on April 14th:
March 6th, 2012
[CORRECTION on the date] I’ll be speaking at PICC ’12 (Professional IT Community Conference) on May 12 about Collabograte:
December 30th, 2011
Great video interviews with Carl Jung:
July 30th, 2011
I recently set up accounts on Spotify and Grooveshark. Here are the playlists:
So far, Grooveshark seems to have a better collection of music that I like. For example, I was able to find some TV, movie, and video game soundtracks on grooveshark that were unavailable on Spotify.