Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

gatekeepers of truth

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Zen pretty much comes down to 3 things – everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention.” – Jane Hirshfield – via @jhagel

on understanding media

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @EskoKilpi – “The Internet is the first communication environment that decentralises the financial capital requirements of production” @goonth – “The web hasn’t been democratized, contrary to popular belief. But it is definitely heading in… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #240

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @ericgarland – “Humility is often painful, but arrogance is always fatal.” “The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life.” – Zadie Smith – via @ShaunCoffey

economics for our time

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @johnrobb – “If you don’t own bots, bots will own you. Bots (software and hardware) are the capital & labor of the future in one package.” @goonth – “If people don’t know how to… Read more »

the machines and us

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @EskoKilpi – “Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the Industrial Revolution were about sharing new ideas within networks of people” @RDBinns – “The RSS reader is an antidote to the algorithmic feed of facebook, the… Read more »

friday’s beans and noses

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Beans & Noses by @jmspool The idea is blindingly simple, actually. Every so often, you’ll run into someone with beans who has, for no good reason, decided to put them up their own nose…. Read more »

technology changes but people don’t

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Abundance of books makes men less studious” – Hieronimo Squarciafico c. 1481. [Technology changes but people don’t] Henry Mintzberg said, “It is the conceit of every generation to believe things are chaos in their… Read more »