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Pattern Recognition: At The Heart Of Entrepreneurship, Learning, And Puzzles

March 13, 2012


The main thesis behind Thinking Fast And Slow is that we utilize two systems of thinking. The first, System 1, requires very little energy and allows us to survive in a very complex world. At the heart of System 1 is pattern recognition that allows us to to instantly recognize a face, detect danger (a […]

Exhausted Learning

February 27, 2012


I had an interesting experience last night. I was on a flight home from a bachelor party and was completely drained. I couldn’t even muster the effort to read a book. Basically I was in TV zone. I love moments like this because they allow me to pay attention to what I am able to […]

Thinking Fast And Slow – An Excellent Read

February 21, 2012


I’m only halfway through this book, but it’s already proving to be one of the more complete and approachable psychology books I’ve ever read. The psychology it deals with isn’t about emotions or depression, but rather about how our brains take shortcuts based on patterns that are very useful to our survival, but can easily […]