“People think of depression as being just sadness. It’s much, much too much sadness, much too much grief at far too slight a cause. (…) what it is that causes some people to be more resilient than other people. What are the […]
“Art as Therapy: Alain de Botton on the 7 Psychological Functions of Art” by Maria Popova.
“Your home is whatever in this world you love more than you love yourself. So that might be creativity, it might be family, it might be invention, adventure, faith, service, it might be raising corgis, […]
Here’s the transcript of Guy Kawasaki’s commencement speech at Menlo College: Congratulations to all the graduates and their families. What a great day it is for all of you. And what an honor it is […]
“If I start by assuming the worst and work backwards, I can make sure that the protections we build work for both expected and unexpected use cases.” “Given that I spend my days and nights […]
I had to watch it a dozen times in order to get the essence of his talk. It is very dense. So, how do we all get good at what we’re trying to do? — […]
How parasites turn our thinking sideways: Ed Yong at TED2014. A fascinating talk on behaviours and manipulations.
“Over 85 percent of abusers are men, and domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships, in other words, in families, the last place we would want or expect to find violence, which is […]
“Successful innovation is not a single breakthrough. It is not a sprint. It is not an event for the solo runner. Successful innovation is a team sport, it’s a relay race. It requires one team […]