jonah lehrer

The second to last paragraph in a provocative post by Jonah Lehrer: “I think this research helps explain why the era of the lone genius is coming to an end. If our current lists of global thinkers seem paltry, it’s because the best thinkers no longer exist by themselves, toiling away in a vacuum. Instead, they require the constant feedback and knowledge of others. We live in a world of such complexity that our problems increasingly exceed the possibilities of the individual mind. Collaboration is no longer an option.” Hop over, read the whole thing. What do you think?

The more you remember something, the less accurate the memory becomes. (from an article titled Memory Is Fiction)