26 min

Death Of Serendipity Cognitive Engineering

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Does our always on, instantly connected world mean that we’ve lost the job of serendipity? Can we engineer our environment to maximise the chance of good things happening to us?

Image: The Three Princes of Serendip

Things mentioned in this podcast:
- Red Dwarf - ‘Future Echoes’ https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x41k0sb
- Doing the same thing twice is more fun than you think https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2019/04/rereading-books-rewatching-movies-decisions/587416/
- The Secretary Problem https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secretary_problem
- Games of Life by Karl Sigmund https://www.amazon.co.uk/Games-Life-Explorations-Evolution-Behaviour/dp/0198547838

For more Cognitive Engineering episodes find us on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts, or add this RSS feed to your preferred player https://link.chtbl.com/SQeIgc44

Does our always on, instantly connected world mean that we’ve lost the job of serendipity? Can we engineer our environment to maximise the chance of good things happening to us?

Image: The Three Princes of Serendip

Things mentioned in this podcast:
- Red Dwarf - ‘Future Echoes’ https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x41k0sb
- Doing the same thing twice is more fun than you think https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2019/04/rereading-books-rewatching-movies-decisions/587416/
- The Secretary Problem https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secretary_problem
- Games of Life by Karl Sigmund https://www.amazon.co.uk/Games-Life-Explorations-Evolution-Behaviour/dp/0198547838

For more Cognitive Engineering episodes find us on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts, or add this RSS feed to your preferred player https://link.chtbl.com/SQeIgc44

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