The uncertainty machine
Forget prophecy and wisdom. Using the I Ching is a weirdly useful way to open your mind to life’s unexpected twists
The great escape
Digital technology allows us to lose ourselves in ever more immersive fantasy worlds. But what are we fleeing from?
Two lands in my mind
Imaginary friends can seem to have a life of their own. Where do they go when their human creators grow up?
Are coders worth it?
In today’s world, web developers have it all: money, perks, freedom, respect. But is there value in what we do?
Repairing things is about more than thrift. It is about creating something bold and original
Eduard Bersudsky chose to be mute in Soviet days. Ever since, his moving musical sculptures have done the talking
Sparks will fly
Infatuated by celebrity, stuck in dreary work, addicted to consumerism. Only a creator culture can save us
After decades under a Soviet stranglehold of rote learning, Lithuania’s schools are opening the doors to creativity
Tennis with Plato
In play an adult can become like a child, fully absorbed in the here-and-now. Play, not work, brings us fully to life