Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

power, control, literacy

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Kasparov63: “To play the victim despite holding power, one needs dangerous enemies. If they don’t exist, they must be created or their threat inflated.” @kevin2kelly: “Humans are experts at inefficiency. All art, discovery, innovation,… Read more »

art and monopolies

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.”—Nina Simone, via @PENamerican “It seems my latest hobby is finding interesting artists to follow on Instagram. Art as a refuge etc.”… Read more »

friday’s finds #292

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.” —@kasparov63 “The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy… Read more »

chaos & cooperation

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. I am finishing three weeks in Europe so many of these posts reflect the interactions I had in Copenhagen, London, and Antwerp. @umairh: “Fascism counts on you. Not on your support. But on your… Read more »

bike friday

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. I am currently in Copenhagen, the most bicycle friendly city in the world. This edition is dedicated to one of my favourite activities. Math myth-busting some of our worst urban planning misconceptions,  via @mobi_bikes… Read more »

democracy anew

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.” —John Dewey (1916) @SamuelPepys: “To the Coffee-house, and sat long in good discourse with some gentlemen concerning the Roman Empire.” The… Read more »

best finds of 2016

Every second Friday I review what I’ve noted on social media and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye. I do this as a reflective thinking process and to put what I’ve learned on a platform I control: this blog. Here are what I consider the best of Friday’s Finds for 2016. Quotes @Tom_Peters:… Read more »

friday’s visualizations

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” —Stephen Biko, Speech in Cape Town, 1971, via @marick “We talk and we share and we point out… Read more »

friday’s factual finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Purposeful play. Play equals trust. A space where we can take risks. Only by taking risks do we get to learn about ourselves & each other.” —@ImSporticus “Most metrics ignore: Collaboration, Relationship-building, Capacity-building, Knowledge… Read more »

rational friday finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.” —John Adams (second President of the United States of America) “I used to think the 21st century’s… Read more »