September 12, 2014

the Thinker

Part of Rodin's iconic sculpture, The Thinker. Credit: Brian Hillegas / Flickr Creative Commons

1. Men are more optimistic about how much money their companies will make. Which may explain why there are so few women running companies in Silicon Valley.

2. Mix some Milton with your molecular biology. According to Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs’ biographer, people at the intersection of the humanities and technology are uniquely positioned to develop great products and come up with breakthrough solutions.

3. Think you know where Obamacare came from? It didn’t start with politicians - or even voters. Think tanks shape the government to a greater extent than most people realize.

And here's some music that may help you think:

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