Wednesday Jun 29, 2022

Why Some Animals Can Tell More From Less

Phylogeny can only tell scientists so much, though. The team wondered if differences might come down to the animals’ neurophysiology. But they weren’t sure which aspect of the brain to measure. In the past, researchers often used an animal’s total brain volume as a proxy for cognitive power. Basically, the bigger the better. But when […]

‘Disruption’ Is a Two-Way Street

Big Tech as we know it was built on the ethos of subverting sanctity. Ideas, institutions, service delivery, how I make my chai—nothing could be beyond the reach of technological disruption. In this vision, the tech company was the lean, scrappy, innovative underdog taking on the powerful, entrenched status quo, freeing the consumer from the […]

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