Unlock creative genius like da Vinci and Richard Feynman | Tiago Forte

Master creative thinking in 90 minutes, with expert Tiago Forte.

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It’s never been easier for us to obtain information in today’s digital age. But at the same time, it’s never been more difficult for us to organize, synthesize, and make sense of all that information we have at our fingertips.

That’s why author Tiago Forte believes we need to build a “second brain,” or a personal system for knowledge management. To build up this system, Forte recommends using the CODE system: C for Capture, O for Organize, D for Distill, and E for Express.

Forte elaborates on his idea of the second brain — and much, much more — in this wide-ranging Big Think interview.

0:00 Meet Tiago Forte
00:16 How much information do we consume?
4:37 Why did history’s great minds keep ‘commonplace books’?
9:58 What is the CODE framework?
12:16 How do we determine what is important to capture?
24:04 What are the benefits and limitations of capturing?
29:38 How do we organize what has been captured?
35:14 What is the distillation process?
38:05 What are the stages of expression?
44:26 How can we make the most out of CODE?
49:06 What are divergence and convergence?
1:01:29 When do we pivot between divergence and convergence?
1:06:32 Why are second brain practices important?
1:09:36 What is the future of second brains?
1:21:14 When should we start teaching second brain practices?
1:26:21 Can productivity and mindfulness coexist?

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… because flying… is like a dance | Photo by Edu Aguilera

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Simple solutions to create a more welcoming environment after dark #Manchester

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Blu’s Refreshed Mural in Barcelona Bites into Ravenous Capitalism and Nature’s Brute Force | Colossal


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An updated mural from the anonymous Italian street artist highlights nature’s unparalleled capability for destruction.

An updated mural from the anonymous Italian street artist Blu (previously) sinks its teeth into capitalistic greed and nature’s unparalleled capability for destruction.

Originally painted in 2009 following the Spanish financial crisis of 2008, the first mural likened the insatiable capitalist appetite to that of the aggressive fish, which stretched across a 25-meter section of wall at the intersection of Barcelona’s Carrer del Santuari and Carrer de la Gran Vista. Crews painted over the work in 2021 as part of a city project, and after hearing that neighbors wanted the piece back, Blu painted a second iteration earlier this year.

Retaining the bank-note shark of the 2009 work, the 2023 version adds an arsenal of nuclear missiles and warplanes to the central creature. The expansive mural continues to unfold like an exquisite corpse of global maladies with raging forest fires and floods encroaching on civilization, leaving mass chaos and ruin in their wake.[…]

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Science of ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ – Is Multiverse Real?


Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about the ideas in the movie Everything Everywhere All at Once and whether it makes any scientific sense.
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0:00 Everything Everywhere All At Once
1:50 Superposition
4:00 What we know so far about the multiverse
4:35 String theory
5:15 Inflation and bubble universe
6:45 Many world interpretation
8:00 Incorrect assumptions that we make
9:00 The only evidence we had (and no longer do)
10:50 Statistical explanation that does make sense


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Japanese Buildings that are Shaped Like the Things They Sell | Spoon & Tamago

MARCH 14, 2023 / JOHNNY

The other day we stumbled upon a building in Osaka that was shaped like a dachshund. As it turns out, it was a warehouse and distribution center for the Japanese pet food company DoggyMan, which made sense; what you see is what you get.

But it made us wonder: what other novelty architecture is there in Japan in which buildings are shaped like the things they sell? Or are a visual representation of what is inside? Unsurprisingly, there are quite a few and many of them are open to the public, or offer tours, and could make for a fun destination.

DoggyMan Kansai Logistics Center

The aforementioned dachshund-shaped building was designed by Nikken and completed in 2011. It functions as DoggyMan’s warehouse and distribution center and is located in Osaka. It can be seen if you’re driving along the Hanshin Expressway No. 4 (Gmap). An outline along the roof lights up at night, allowing drivers to see the adorable shape even when its dark.[…]


Kirin Beer Factory (Nagoya)

Located along the Tokaido Shinkansen Line (and viewable as you’re pulling out of Nagoya Station) is the Kirin Beer Factory. The tanks are immediately recognizable because they’re painted to look just like a tall glass of beer: golden brown on the bottom with white foam at the top. If you’re actually in Nagoya you can also schedule a free tour and tasting! (They even have a hip-looking restaurant)


Taru Tonneau in Okinawa

In Okinawa there’s a bar and eatery known as the Barrel Restaurant. The real name is Taru Tonneau (taru means barrel in Japanese) and the shop is shaped like a gigantic whiskey barrel. It’s been around since at least 2012 but its website looks like it’s from the 90s. It’s one of the more wild novelty architecture designs we’ve come across but it certainly does the trick in announcing its business.


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Manchester Photography Meet Ups (@mcrphotomeets) • SOMETHING RED CHALLENGE

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Manchester Photography Meet Ups (@mcrphotomeets) • Instagram photo

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How Science Made You Finally Like Brussels Sprouts


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