Information Is A Food

We consume information. We consume food. Analogies are suggesting themselves. Too much information leads to obesity Too little information leads to emaciation Low-quality information leads to indigestion High-quality information requires effort Too much same information leads to surfeit Unreasonable consumption leads to disease “Fast information” is a huge business “Brain obesity” is a common disease [...]


Rethinking Education Pt.5: Educating Health

There are healthy people in the world, frankly.  Living healthy is the skill. This skill is learnable like any other skill. Why don’t we teach it all over the world? Is it less important than maths, biology or history? In recent years great movement had started to encourage children to live healthy: Team for Kids. [...]


Water And Life

Of course I wish I were in school. I want to learn to read and write…. But how can I? My mother needs me to get water. Yeni Bazan, age 10, El Alto, Bolivia. Quote rewritten from HDR2006. Today I would like to share some water-related facts we should be familiar with. Access to water [...]