#7 How to aim for the top and other secrets for success in science: an interview with Professor Emeritus Erkki Oja

#6 How Does Music Influence Brain? Interview with Cognitive Scientist of Music Perception Mari Tervaniemi

#5 Art vs. Mathematics and How to Get Something from Nothing: An interview with Markus Rissanen

#4 How to Turn 5 Seconds a Year into Unlimited Source of Motivation: An interview with Professor Emeritus Olli Martio

#3 Art as sanity coping and how to follow your passion: An interview with Ewa Wilczynski

#2 Understanding Abstract Thinking: An Interview with Rafael Núñez

#1 How to be the Artist You Want: An Interview with Bella Volen

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Solving (my) Sleeping Problems

(picture: CC BY-SA 2.0) Disclaimer: In this post I am not indending to solve most of the sleeping problems, nor am I qualified to do so. I merely describe what worked for me to solve some of my, very particular, problem. I have never had…
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From Mathematics to Art: an interview with Tuomas Tuomiranta

Mathematicians know that mathematics is beautiful, but they have hard time explaining to others why is it so. In fact, most of the time they give up on this task. My friend Tuomas Tuomiranta hasn't. I met Tuomas at the University of Helsinki…
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What is artificial intelligence today?

I was invited to give a presentation to a group of politicians, some of which are members of Finnish Parliament, today, at the Finnish Parliament Annex building (Pikkuparlamentti). Here is my visitor's batch: My job was to inform them…
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Mathemat-ART-ical Fract-ART Augumented with Deep Learning

I am fascinated by the combinations of mathematics and art for several reasons; one reason is that it is so difficult to show the beauty of mathematics to non-experts. As a mathematician I am often frustrated that my work cannot be understood…
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On the Freedom to Do What We (Truly) Want [Guest-post]

A guest post by Dom from Mindcoolness When I studied cognitive science in Vienna I met Dom. A bodybuilder, power lifter, fighter, philosopher, a blogger and now a cognitive scientist (a cool combination, huh?) he has been an inspiration for…