Out of all these ideas, will one rise to the top?
We don't know much about the origins of most human achievements – scientific and otherwise. Like evolution, does progress occur as random insights are selected for or against?
What explains the exceptional performance of Stephen Curry?
Practice is important for talent. But, is that all it takes to become an expert?
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He may not have invented the helicopter, but the real man is more than worthy of the myth.
Albert Einstein was considered to be a ‘lone genius’ – but this was not the case, and it’s certainly not the norm.
Developing a Theory of Everything is physics’ Holy Grail. So could it have been completed in recent weeks? And by an outsider, working alone? American mathematical physicist-turned-hedge-fund-consultant…