memories of your father

This is fiction. Well, sort of. “What’s the earliest memory you have of your father,” Baruch asks me. He’s leaning over the counter in his shop, performing surgery on an iPhone battery with a screwdriver. “I don’t have any memories of my father,” I say. Baruch drops his scalpel. “No memories,” he lets out a … Continue reading memories of your father

Kahneman on happiness

The latest TED talk is an instant favorite of mine. Daniel Kahneman talks about the striking differences in the way we experience versus remember events: It’s an entertaining and profoundly insightful 20-minute talk, and worth watching even if you think you’ve heard these ideas before. The fundamental problem Kahneman discusses is that we all experience … Continue reading Kahneman on happiness