Three things you'll learn this week:
2. Darwin held on to his theory for 20 years after he returned from sea, concerned not only about the broader scientific community, but also his devout missus and her concerns about life in the hereafter.
3. At least according to writer Clive Thompson. He explains that the reason startups have such success is because they go through a process of actually using their own products and working out the kinks.
Scientists often live by the mantra “publish or perish.” But one young naturalist kept a revolutionary theory to himself for 20 years. When Charles Darwin finally shared his findings, he faced tremendous criticism, says The Making of the Fittest., the author of
People think their political beliefs are fair and benefit society. In reality, though, most political views are driven by self-interest – even when we don’t realize it – says The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind., co-author of
Here are three things to know about this week's show:
1.Blogging pioneer Justin Hall reflects on his early days of over-sharing, and what blogging will look like for the next 20 years.
2.The shift toward testing ourselves is a big part of the future of medicine.
3.And cutting CEO compensation likely wouldn't diminish management quality, says Roger Martin, author of “Playing to Win."