Bookmarks for April 16th

  • What is contemporary global nomadism and how does it affect materialism? – "Globalization theorists argue that global nomadism will become more prevalent in the future, and thus the liquid relationship to possessions that we identify will become an important lens in which to understand the new role of objects in people's lives, as consumers will seek to temporarily access objects rather than own them over long periods of time," the authors conclude.
    Tags: research SF travel
  • Why time warps: Mysteries of time perception explored – "The brain creates its own time, making it remarkably easy to trick the brain's clock. Mind time is different from clock time. It is the inner time we experience and it can pass fast or slowly depending on whether we are waiting for a train, working hard or free falling from a plane. Our relationship with time is not straightforward."
    Tags: science research
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