That Intimidating Sound

Listen to the following audio clips and tell me the first thing that comes to mind (post it in the Comments section) Audio clip #1 (courtesy of Mike Koenig)   Audio clip #2   Audio clip #3 (courtesy of Mike Koenig)   Audio clip #4 (courtesy of Grant Evans)   There’s something about sounds that trigger emotions […]

The Paradox of a Great Idea

“That’s a great idea.” “That’s an amazing idea.” “That’s a wonderful idea.” You can think of a dozen variation of these statements. You’ve heard them before. You may have even said them yourself. I grew up thinking that we need to have a ton of ideas. It’s the main reason I read a lot, listen […]

Finding The Best Teacher

I used to photocopy physics laboratory reports. This was before I had access to a personal computer and the internet. The fastest way to answer questions in a physics laboratory report was to copy someone else’s. No thinking, only reacting. I made it thru my senior year in high school with a high score in physics […]