Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

permanent truths

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “To believe that our beliefs are permanent truths which encompass reality is a sad arrogance. To let go of that belief is to find safety.” —Ursula K Le Guin (1929-2018) @jessfraz: “Hire people who automate… Read more »

post-truth

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and… Read more »

some thoughts on thinking

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” —Ray Bradbury, via @holdengraber @_Amanda_Killan: “Libraries literally aren’t just a place to obtain books for free. They’re… Read more »

friday’s finds 2017

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 2017. Quotes “Democracy… Read more »

friday’s neutral finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. US Net Neutrality Debacle will Impact People in Canada “It’s time to clearly and directly call for Canada’s big telecoms to be split apart so that our telecom networks can be open to a… Read more »

networked failure and learning

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets.” —W.E. Demming via @DaimenHardie @projectania: “Don’t just think hierarchy. Think networks of influence. Be prepared to switch from predictability and compliance to disruption… Read more »

reading and understanding

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time — none, zero.” —Charles Munger via @JimHays @raesmaa “Don’t read everything you believe.” “In our obscurity—in all this… Read more »

nordic finds

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 Helsinki, via Oslo, and then off to Stockholm. So my selections may be influenced by my local surroundings. “We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so… Read more »

myths, markets, & mistakes

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Data will lead you wrong if you pay attention to that and don’t pay attention to people.” — Bozoma St John via @MarkFederman @KevinDoyleJones: “Markets are collective consenual reality.” @ChrisCorrigan: “There is never a… Read more »

radical ideas

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @holden: “So a radical idea — maybe instead of teaching learners to code we should teach coders to learn: sociology, history, policy.” “No one is going to give you the education you need to… Read more »