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Sequences and signals in the moment

In “Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering everything”, Joshua Foer considers that chess masters don’t plan ahead as far as we think they do. 139 more words

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ATLAS OBSCURA by Joshua Foer,Dylan Thuras,Ella Morton

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer,Dylan Thuras,Ella Morton, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. A richly documented ultimate explorer’s guide to more than 700 hidden marvels, events and curiosities around the world. 347 more words

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Book Review: Moonwalking with Einstein

Memory is like a spiderweb that catches new information. The more it catches, the bigger it grows. And the bigger it grows, the more it catches. 646 more words

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Moonwalking With the Foer Family

Months ago I was (of course) buying used books from my library when I found an author of a book with the same last name as my favorite author. 402 more words

Writing

Inventio

The Latin word inventio – itself from the constituents in and venire, compounding to the sense of “to come upon” or discover – lies at the root of both the English words invention and inventory. 244 more words

Memory

Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer - Review

Published: March 3, 2011

Publisher: Penguin Press

Genre: Non-Fiction

Pages: 307 (Hardcover)

My Rating: 4.0/5.0

Synopsis:

Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. 805 more words

Books

Atlas Obscura: To Strange Adventures

I got a good deal of very interesting books for Christmas, but there is always that one special book each year. The one I find the most engrossing and just can’t put down. 584 more words

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