Science! It’s a scam!
From the “brick” design of the first “mobile” phone during the 70s until the latest innovations in the domain, here’s an infograph that shows us every step in the evolution of mobile communication devices.
Biologist Mark Pagel shares an intriguing theory about why humans evolved our complex system of language. He suggests that language is a piece of “social technology” that allowed early human tribes to access a powerful new tool: cooperation. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2011, July 2011)
Here’s my impression: Mark has a knack for showings us the importance that language had on our development, both as a species and from a societal point of view.
This has got to be one of the best quotes I’ve ever read in my life. It’s so true, insight yet simple.