Your Brain on Philanthropy: Availability Heuristic

Isn’t “heuristic” such an intellectual-sounding word?! I feel erudite. I also love the way it sounds, considering what it means. A heuristic is a way of approaching a question or problem that values the practical and easy over the accurate. Basically, it’s our brain jumping to conclusions, rather than taking a beat and doing the…More

How I plan to use technology in pursuit of my values

I finished my digital declutter and, as per my usual, I have thoughts. 1). I am a very imperfect creature who does not do anything perfectly and am very good at disappointing and shaming myself even if no one else cares about the thing I did imperfectly. 2). Being imperfect is the way of humans…More