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The Optimism Bias – Great Time Article by Tali Sharot

Posted in ideas, inspiration, quality by aldorf on June 2, 2011

The Optimism Bias, one of the best articles I have read in a while!

When we hear a success story like Mark Zuckerberg’s our brains take note of the possibility that we too may become immensely rich one day. But hearing that the odds of divorce are almost 1 in 2 tends not to make us think that our own marriages may be destined to fail.

(Illustration by Noma Bar)

Mark Zuckerberg Donates Money To Diaspora

Posted in blog, web by aldorf on May 31, 2010

The Facebook CEO actually donated funds to Facebook alternative, Diaspora. His reasoning? That he sees a lot of himself in the NYC students trying to get the project off the ground. He’s also excited to see if they can creatively find a way around the privacy issues that spawned Facebook’s endless controversy. (via Mashable)

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