2018年1月28日 星期日

mind-meld



The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker

TABLE FOR THREE

The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker
By PHILIP GALANES
The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist and the best-selling author discuss their surprising bond, the challenge to improve the human condition and the quest to create the perfect toilet.


mind-meld

NOUN

Science Fiction 
  • A (supposed) technique for the psychic fusion of two or more minds, permitting unrestricted communication or deep understanding (originally from the United States television series Star Trek); also in extended use.

VERB

Science Fiction 
  • no object To engage in a mind-meld (also with object); (hence) to pool ideas, to brainstorm.

Origin

1960s<br>1980s; earliest use found in The Washington Post.

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