— This altogether pause-giving New York Times piece about what actually happens when we text and drive offers a poignant reminder that “attention is an intentional, unapologetic discriminator [which] asks what is relevant right now, and gears us up to notice only that.” (via explore-blog)
…it might have been our gut bacteria that spurred us, back in our caveman days, to learn to get along with others. Look at it from the bacteria’s perspective: The better their human hosts became at socializing, the more likely it would be that they would prosper and multiply. And the more humans there were, the more real estate there was for the gut bacteria.
“It’s better for humans to be in social groups, but also better for bacteria,…”
John Cryan, a neuroscience professor at Ireland’s University College Cork.
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Stafford Beer, “Brain of the Firm,” 1972.
1972, folks. “This is because heuristics work while we are still sucking the pencil which would like to prescribe an algorithm.”(via slavin)