Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

practice, creativity, and insight

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Ray Bradbury : “I define science fiction as the art of the possible. Fantasy is the art of the impossible.” – via @DavidBrin @HughCards: “As the Internet makes everything cheaper, access to real networks… Read more »

fortnightly quotes

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Torture the data, and it will confess to anything.” – Ronald Coase, Economics, Nobel Prize Laureate, via @BigDataGal “the stuff that can be done by technical people today will be provided by some application… Read more »

friday’s finds #270

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @kurt_vonnegut: “I am a humanist, which means, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without any expectation of reward or punishment after I’m dead.” “He who would travel happily must travel light.”… Read more »

empathy opportunities

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Tom_Peters: “Average unicorn coder’s goal today: Destroy my privacy to sell me more crap so that founders can add another billion to their net worth … Make no mistake: Google’s animating goal is to… Read more »

learning and leadership thoughts

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” ― Leonardo da Vinci, via @gfbertini “Millennials: the landless peasants the founders warned each other would happen.” – @girlziplocked “Blessed… Read more »

organizations are people

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Goonth – “Our so-called leaders will not create our futures for us. That is entirely up to us. Nothing to concede.” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja “In theory,… Read more »

working for a living

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @girlziplocked – “The current economy has no place for intellectuals and is desperate to make entrepreneurs the socially recognized genius.” @matthewsyed – “It is partly because we are so willing to blame others for… Read more »

learning responsibly

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy – via @AdriaanG_LP @Tom_Peters: “Presidents rarely get good advice. Every “presenter” presents a totally biased solution–often suppressing competing evidence.”

friday’s finds #264

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We should discriminate in the sharpest way between fortunes well won and fortunes ill won; between those gained as an incident to performing great services to the community as a whole and those gained… Read more »

talking about the next economy

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @kasthomas – “You have to wonder what happens to ‘official’ unemployment numbers when everyone has two jobs. Do they go negative?” @kerihw – “How department names change over time: Personnel > Human Resources >… Read more »