This is the shortest blog post I have ever written. It’s a reminder – or maybe even an eye opener – of how special the time we are living in actually is.

The reason it’s so short is that I can’t describe it better than Tim Urban did in the audio file below. In his conversation with Tim Ferriss, he uses a funny metaphor to explain where we are in history.

Tim Urban describes the time we are living in right now

So YES, what a time to be alive… So much is happening right now and there is no way predicting what’s next with developments like artificial intelligence, virtual reality, space travel, and block-chain.

You can find the full podcast episode with Tim Urban here. Or you can go to the recommended video section for his hilarious TED talk on procrastination.