I’ve started Walter Isaacson’s engaging biography of Steve Jobs. First impression: Jobs, Wozniak and their school friends got their hands on and played with more hardware than anyone I knew growing up. If generational, this might be an interesting consideration for schools.
Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. … Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not all irony is the same. There are at least two types: one is a means to or symbol of not taking oneself too seriously; another is just a place to hide so as to avoid real commitments.
Deadmau5 justified my entire MasterClass.com subscription when he explains that he stays up until 3AM, in order to get so tired that the voices of nagging self-criticism quiet down enough to let him get something done.
Unity2020 wants to outflank the Democrat vs Republican system; if it works it would be a first, but the USA is a nation of firsts.
Blog comments have declined over the years, and I think that this has hurt our discourse. I request your comments!
This is my proposal for a set of principles that describe how to have interoperable conversations.
Take direction from people who understand exponential trends, wash your hands and, when it’s over, remember which branch of history we went down.
The potential of technology to empower is being subverted by tyrannical user interface design, enabled by our data and attention. Medium