10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame. I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who’ve achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book. What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to radically improve themselves and their … 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