4 Traits of Smart People Who Are Always Getting Smarter

There are plenty of people out there we’d all consider to be highly intelligent—piano prodigies, chess masters, computer hackers, you name it. However, there’s a big difference between having smarts and putting those smarts to good use. Since you’re a Muse reader, I’ll go ahead and assume you’re very smart. I’ll also assume that you do want to put those smarts to good use. So, how do know if you’re doing that? Quora users weighed in recently with a few … Read More

A new equation for intelligence

Intelligence — what is it? If we take a look back at the history of how intelligence has been viewed, one seminal example has been Edsger Dijkstra’s famous quote that “the question of whether a machine can think is about as interesting as the question of whether a submarine can swim.” Now, Edsger Dijkstra, when he wrote this, intended it as a criticism of the early pioneers of computer science, like Alan Turing. However, if you take a look back … Read More