Rants & Ramblings

random commentary about culture, media, politics, technology and whatnot.


Don’t Just See, Observe: What Sherlock Holmes Can Teach Us About Mindful Decisions | Scientific American

Maria Konnikova writes, “Every day, countless items, some glanced, or heard, or felt, or smelled only briefly — perhaps without ever registering in our consciousness–affect our minds and play into our decisions. But for the most part, we don’t pay attention; and we fail to realize what it is that is guiding us at any given moment — or fail to note something that would have made a crucial difference to our decision calculus.” (Via brainpicker)