Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

closed and crowded

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Only a few know how much one must know, to know how little one knows.” —Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976) “Remember, always, that everything you know, and everything everyone knows, is only a model. Get your… Read more »

meaningful finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Rosalyn Yalow — “The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” Aristotle — “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to… Read more »

friday’s paradoxes

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @vtg2 — “I’m beginning to think ‘hindsight is 2020’ was some kind of message from a future time traveler that we all misunderstood.” @ComplexWales — “I had a teacher who filled the bell in… Read more »

bad moves

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Lyall Taylor — “Garry Kasparov once said that one of biggest mistakes chess players make is trying to ‘undo’ a bad move, when in reality, once a bad move is played, it is already… Read more »

evidence and perspective

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. PatrickTanguay — “School pre-covid: Teach them all exactly the same thing, sitting in rows. Prepare them for cubicle + factory work. Post-covid: Sit them at the kitchen table, on the couch, let them learn… Read more »

art, reality, and truth

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We have art so that we shall not die of reality.” —Friedrich Nietzsche, via @AnthonyMartinFaria @dsearls — “Future epitaph: ‘I used to be talent. Now I’m just content’.” @MelissaPierce — “This quote from the… Read more »

jupiter aligns with mars

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @qcroll — “The century of the speaker is over: Once, we did everything for the speaker’s convenience, gathering in one place. Now, we do everything for the community, because speakers, sponsors, and the audience… Read more »

lockdown

Every fortnight — now known as a decade — I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence, it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” —Peter Drucker But in our knowledge economy, says Drucker,… Read more »

changing patterns of connectedness

Every fortnight — now known as a decade — I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. The Fourth Doctor — “The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common: they don’t alter their views to fit the facts, they alter… Read more »

control is for amateurs

Every fortnight — now known as a decade — I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “In times of crisis, people reach for meaning. Meaning is strength. Our survival may depend on our seeking and finding it.” —Viktor Frankl, via @nuri_numinous @JoyceCarolOates —… Read more »