It is so easy to underestimate us, humans. It is easy to see the negative impacts we have had in this world as a sign of lack or that there is something intrinsic evil in us. It is easy to fall for the existentialist trap...

The Strong Story Hypothesis states that the mechanism that enables us to tell, understand, and recombine stories is what separates us, humans, from primates. In other words that storytelling is what makes our thinking brainz special. The exciting thing is that Patrick Winston, its author,...

No matter what. I could drop the mic there and leave. But I will not. Get this. Your brain does not function as well when you are inactive. You are not as productive and your thinking is not as sharp. I am not talking about being super...

If there is no product the product is you, they say. Nowadays, anyone priding themselves on being critical throws this phrase around when talking about "free" digital services --think Facebook, Gmail, or Twitter. I beg to differ. There is some truth to the idea behind...

I know I go against all the best SEO/marketing practices. My blog posts are long, I don't have a lot of popular keywords, I don't give a nice summary in the form of three to four bullet points at the beginning, and I don't create...

In some of the previous posts, I have talked a lot about the idea that a good workout should leave you energized rather than destroyed. Not always, sometimes we have to go to the limits to learn what those limits are. But in general, getting...

Borges is one of those writers that is highly appreciated yet poorly understood. You might have heard of him, but probably you haven’t read his writings. His work reminds me of David Bowie. There is this aura of bizarreness that covers it. It makes it...

When I recorded this video, I thought the Gamestop saga was kind of done. Man! I was so wrong. It is still going on! Last night when I realized this, I rushed to watch my video again to confirm it still had value. Phew! It...

The Basic Principles Make informed decisions, not predictive decisions. Check your recent records and use your current performance to guide your planning. When making decisions during lifting, don't use the perception of effort to determine what will happen in the next ones. Let your movement and...

People often ask me this question. It sounds like such a simple question, right? It is not. It is as if somebody asked you, "what's the perfect dinner?" Everybody will give you a different answer. If you asked me, I'd tell you a Big Mac...