Wim Hordijk

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From Salt To Salary: Linguists Take A Page From Science

Saturday, November 08, 2014

I am very fortunate to live in a beautiful corner of the world — Lausanne, Switzerland. This medieval city grew out of what was originally a Roman settlement on the shore of Lake Geneva, dating back to the first century BC. It was an important stop-over point on the trading ...


Recognizing The Illusion Of 'Homo Economicus'

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Standard economic theory assumes that humans behave rationally and are able to objectively calculate the value (or cost) of the different choices they are presented with. In fact, we pride ourselves on our rationality. Different from the animals, we humans have the unique capacity for logical thought and rational ...


An Eclectic Mix Of Giants Takes On The Origin Of Life

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Recently I had the honor of speaking at the Origin of Life conference organized by the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science. It was an exciting and humbling experience.

Being a relative newcomer to this research area, I suddenly found myself surrounded by some of the giants of the ...