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Joshua Foer

Joshua Foer appears in the following:

Never Quite Now

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

We kick things off with one of the longest-running experiments in the world. As Joshua Foer explains, the Pitch Drop Experiment is so slow, you can watch it for hours (check out the live cam) and not detect the slightest movement. But that doesn't mean ...

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Speed

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The inhumanly fast world of high-speed trading, an excruciatingly slow experiment, and a physicist plays Zeus.

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The Memory Palaces

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

In 2006, science journalist Joshua Foer was crowned the United States Memory Champion in the "speed cards" event by memorizing a deck of 52 cards in 1 minute and 40 seconds. In his book, Moonwalking with Einstein, he recounts his journey to the top and in the process reveals the topsy-turvy world of professional memorizers.

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