I don’t have a lot to add to these, but they’re all worth mentioning. Your brain will expand by 3.4% if you consume the following essays and videos:
- Malcolm Gladwell on genius (thanks to James).
- Po Bronson on how not to praise your children. This one’s old, but I hadn’t read it.
- Alex Samuel offers five ways to shape the soul of the internet.
- Anthony Clare’s seven steps to happiness.
- Will Wright offers the most complete demonstration I’ve seen of his extraordinary new game Spore (thanks to Boris).