Every year, I ask around the Polymorph Slack rooms and the halls of our HQ in Stellenbosch to ask my fellow Polymorphers; what are you reading, watching and listening to.
This year, I am dividing it into three posts so I can switch between what I feel like doing; reading, listening, watching. My final list is watch. For read and listen, have a look at the bottom of the this list. list I am sharing is read and please add your recommendations in the comments.
Banking on Bitcoin on Netflix
“Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the Internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. The film shows the players who are defining how this technology will shape our lives. “View on Netflix
How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins
” Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and one of the top career and relationship experts in America. Widely respected for her grab-’em-by-the-collar advice and tough love, Robbins drills through the mental clutter that stands between people and what they want. “
Abstract on Netflix
“Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.”View on Netflix
“The Things Network is building a global, open and crowdsourced Internet of Things data network, owned and operated by its users.”Visit Youtube Channel
Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier
“How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask.”
How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | Manoush Zomorodi
“Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It’s because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems.”Visit Youtube Channel
How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek
“Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling. “
How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal
“Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.”
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