I was listening to Chase Jarvis, photographer and CEO of CreativeLive.com, on The Tim Ferriss Show.  He spoke about intuition.  He said, “Our memories and our emotions, all of those things, that’s the equivalent of RAM.  We take in like a billion pieces of data a minute or a second or something like that.  And we only make use of a very small amount.  And the way I do think about this is the equivalent of RAM in the computer like what’s right there on the surface or just below the surface that we can recall.  And this theory about intuition is that while we are recording these billions of data points throughout our entire life moment to moment, that we do actually have an archive of those in our body, in the cells of our body.  And that intuition is sort of the parsing, what it is called when you refactor, you go back and look at data that’s already there, but you put it through a different process.  And to me, this process is intuition.” Continue reading