Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

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 »

thinking & remembrance

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” —Marcus Aurelius — via @MickFealty “It’s easier to fool… Read more »

we need more debunking

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “I was about 60 when I began seeing my own experiences adding up to me.” — Alice Parker, via @OnBeing “We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of… Read more »