Three things you’ll want to know:

1. You may have too much confidence. At least according to psychologist David Dunning, who explains why people are so sure of themselves, even when they have no idea what they’re talking about.

2. A robot might have written this sentence. Bot artist Darius Kazemi and computer scientist Kris Hammond talk about the future of computer-generated narratives.

3. Move over Jurassic and Paleozoic periods. Author Diane Ackerman says that humans are changing the world so much, the earth’s entering a new geologic epoch, the Anthropocene.

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