"The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.” ― Christopher Hitchens
It's easy to think. It's harder to think critically and question how we think - where do our assumptions come form? Checking our understanding of something, getting the whole picture rather than pieces of it, asking more questions - this is all part of being in control of how we think.
It's the age of Big Data. But what, exactly, do we do with all this information? These talks explore practical, ethical -- and spectacularly visual -- ways to understand near-infinite data.
Making toast doesn’t sound very complicated — until someone asks you to draw the process, step by step. Tom Wujec loves asking people and teams to draw how they make toast, because the process reveals unexpected truths about how we can solve our biggest, most complicated problems at work. Learn how to run this exercise yourself, and hear Wujec’s surprising insights from watching thousands of people draw toast.