We Humans Aren’t Rational

Why humans, despite what we think, may not actually make the most thoughtful decisions Clap once. Clap three more times. … More

Automation on the Economy

Bearing the fruit of automation has its costs and benefits Historically, automation has created more jobs—directly and indirectly—than it has … More

The Origins of QWERTY

How practical decisions made during the typewriter time impact the present. Have you ever wondered why the letters on your … More

Machine Learning Explained

Understanding machine learning’s place in our lives Each time you open Netflix on your television or tablet, the company’s software … More

What really is “now”?

Understanding the past, present, and future across space. Alarm clocks, sundials, calendars, and watches all dictate how we live our … More

The Halting Problem

Using quantum mechanics, the proven impossible may have become possible. Let’s say I gave you a computer program. You have … More

Creating Synthetic Opioids

Fentanyl and its cousins lead to lethal overdose at a staggering rate Sitting side-by-side in glass vials, heroin and fentanyl … More