The other day I came across (thanks to Eva) an interesting piece in the New York Times titled Standing in Someone Else’s Shoes, Almost for Real. The article details the work of Swedish neuroscientists who’ve made it possible, using goggles and cameras, to create a compelling “body swapping” illusion in the minds of research subjects.…

I might be behind on the literature front, but a coworker just pointed me in the direction of a Dr. Seuss book called The Lorax. I picked it up at the Strand, and it’s this environmentally conscious children’s book about a man who chops down all the trees in the land to make some generic…

“I hope that we, as a species, will get to be as fully capable of dealing with interconnectedness as the interconnected things we are creating.” Steven Strogatz is a Mathematician who “describes how natural and sociocultural complexity resolves into vast webs of order”. The quote of merit is from a recent discussion he had with…

This past Saturday, before my usual 1o:30 yoga class, the teacher read this quote: “Begin the morning by saying to yourself, ‘I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. But I who have seen…

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Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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