Gabriel Savoy

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We Are Correcting the Error of 9/12

We, as the United States, made a big mistake on 9/12/2001 that we are now in the process of correcting. I am confident that, in coalition with the other nations on Earth, we will succeed. However, some understanding of our fundamental error on 9/12 can provide the context necessary to become clear …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

The US Has A Staggering Gap Between Black And White Life Expectancy

Given that racism deals with social perceptions and belief systems, it is incredibly complex and difficult to qualify and quantify as people can experience racism both on an individual level and on a group level. But there is hard evidence of the continued gap in life expectancy between black and …

Demographics

Google’s self-driving car is programmed to speed, just like you

The thought of self driving cars is pretty neat — unless it’s a perfectly driving shaming machine that will only make you feel like a scofflaw all …

Driverless Cars

What It Really Means to Be A High Nation

If you Americans want to legalize marijuana, come to Holland first. It’s not as easy as it looks.<p>Early this summer Pharrell Williams, the American singer-songwriter, appeared slightly inebriated on stage at the North Sea Festival in Rotterdam and joyously confessed that he had downed a few shots …

How to restore calm to Ferguson?

They’ve lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard — and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.<p>After more than a week of unrest following the fatal …