Melbourne drivers have a habit of travelling in two lanes at once, across the white line. It’s infuriating. I know where I am going, and I need to be in the left lane to get there. So when I get behind a driver who sits across both left and right lines, they appear to be a monster, an idiot, and a deeply selfish, self-centred unreasonable person.
Or are they simply demonstrating the highest level of human intelligence, one that gives us a deep insight into why writing a book makes us so uncomfortable? In a fascinating TED talk, entrepreneur and scientist Alex Wissner-Gross provides us with a new equation for intelligence. ‘Intelligence should be viewed as a physical process that tries to maximise future freedom of action and avoid constraints in its own future.’ Read More