June 18, 2019
Mensan Diana Pederson shares what she learned at an astronaut’s talk. Why do you need space coffee cups? And how do you host a dinner party in space? Find out!
May 26, 2019
Mensa Canada member Rony Gao summarizes the evolution of behavioural economics and elaborates on two common patterns in irrational behaviour.
May 17, 2019
Mensa Italy member Stefano Lodola speaks 10 languages and shares his single best tip for learning languages in this blog post.
May 9, 2019
Mensan Diana Pederson weighs in on how to navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship. Hint: a good night’s sleep really helps.
April 30, 2019
Bob Dylan once said, “Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” He might have been right. Mensan Heather Simmons picks the best hidden food, drink, and music spots from her 25 trips to the Crescent City.
April 24, 2019
Just because you are a decent person and are telling the truth doesn’t mean you’ll win. Lawyer and Mensan Lynne Butler breaks down the difference between a justice system and a legal system.
April 18, 2019
Mensan Rony Gao argues that AI should be not a replacement, but rather an assistant, to human interpreters. How does AI stack up against humans on 3 key interpreting tasks?
April 9, 2019
The profession of simultaneous interpretation, first developed in 1945 for the Nuremberg trials, has come to its next crossroads. This time, the battlefield has shifted from Nuremberg to artificial intelligence (AI). Can AI really do it?
April 2, 2019
Artificial intelligence can seem like science fiction. But at its heart, it is about making predictions. Learn how it is being used today for pragmatic applications such as optimizing marketing promotions and decreasing customer churn.
March 26, 2019
Mensan Blair Roblin discusses the growing demand for home care, lengthening wait lists, the private-pay sector and gaps in equity of senior care access.