Genius: 2012 – capitalizing human potential in the winner-take-all race for Singularity … is the focus on themselves by the intellectual elites at The Singularity Institute, Foresight and Accelerating the Future a mismatch ?

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcom Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point

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Genius: 2012

The New Yorker

Malcolm Gladwell talks about the importance of stubbornness and collaboration in problem-solving, and how long it takes to master any challenge. Introduced by David Remnick. From “2012: Stories from the Near Future,” the 2007 New Yorker Conference.”  (video)

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Newcomb’s commentary:  “Let your hook always be cast in the pool where you least expect it; there will be a fish.” Ovid

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