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Rory Young's answer to If I got lost on an African safari and came face-to-face with a growling lion, what should I do to garner the best chance of survival?

The first thing you do when coming across a "growling lion" is freeze and avert your eyes. You also do not point at it.<p>If a lion is not habituated to …

What is the single most illuminating question I can ask someone?

Jodi Kantor<br>I'm a reporter at the NY Times, I write about and often interview powerful people for a living, and I strongly believe the answer is: …

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Ryan Lackey's answer to Is the sum of all the wealth in the world a constant value? Is wealth a fractional concept? I know there are discoveries of new resources, but don't these actually make the other resource’s value less, instead of adding value to the world?

Absolutely not. This is probably the most fundamental misunderstanding of economics, technology, and reality, and is fairly widely held.<p>When a new …

Five Things Tim Cook Should Do at Apple (Now that He’s Done Testifying)

Tim Cook performed brilliantly in front of Congress today. He was authoritative, in breathtaking command of his facts, as he always is, and brought a unique perspective to each response. Senator Levin was out for blood, but “No one laid a glove on him,” as Phillip Emer DeWitt wrote for Fortune. He …

让我臆测一下,提问者应该是刚看了同名的书籍,同时希望能够在实际产品当中找到应用的实例,书写得不错,但只给出了理论,对吗? ^_^<p>Don't make me think是一个很大的概念,同时提问者也选择了一款很优秀的产品 -- Chrome,知乎上应该有很多人的默认浏览器是这一款,因其被广泛渲染的速度,以及优秀的设计而选它(当然也有人选择其它)。<p>屁话少说,回答提问,Chrome 浏览器哪些设计符合「Don't make me think」原则?<br>先从以下几点展开(随性而写,到哪算哪)<p><b>1. 浏览器Tab栏</b>,在Chrome出来之前绝大部分浏览器的Tab栏均放置在地栏下方(IE那会儿连Tab栏都木有), …

Giordon Stark's answer to Why are so many in the deaf community opposed to treatments like cochlear implants? Very few in the blind community oppose treatments for blindness, very few amputees oppose prostheses, yet cochlear implants are very controversial.

<b>tl;dr --</b> Deaf culture is very accepting of people in general. If a person chooses to get a cochlear implant - some see this as an attempt to <i>cure</i> what …

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