Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

impact of the network era

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Making Sense of the Emerging Economy with Yochai Benkler, via @lfbenjamin “[Hierarchy] Uber rides on a brutal hierarchy. Financiers are at the top, then investors and directors, then engineers and managers, then drivers and… Read more »

castles and curators

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Chris_Mahan: “Sometimes, to really internalize knowledge, I’ll handwrite an article, a passage. I’m doing it now.” The rising importance of great curators, via @RobinGood “Increasingly I’ve become more and more reliant on a handful… Read more »

rewiring

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. The future of work is beginning to look increasingly like the past – via @WillRich45 “For centuries, the workforce comprised a host of artisans who had been apprenticed to a trade and learned their… Read more »

practice, creativity, and insight

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Ray Bradbury : “I define science fiction as the art of the possible. Fantasy is the art of the impossible.” – via @DavidBrin @HughCards: “As the Internet makes everything cheaper, access to real networks… Read more »

fortnightly quotes

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Torture the data, and it will confess to anything.” – Ronald Coase, Economics, Nobel Prize Laureate, via @BigDataGal “the stuff that can be done by technical people today will be provided by some application… Read more »

friday’s finds #270

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @kurt_vonnegut: “I am a humanist, which means, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without any expectation of reward or punishment after I’m dead.” “He who would travel happily must travel light.”… Read more »

empathy opportunities

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Tom_Peters: “Average unicorn coder’s goal today: Destroy my privacy to sell me more crap so that founders can add another billion to their net worth … Make no mistake: Google’s animating goal is to… Read more »

learning and leadership thoughts

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” ― Leonardo da Vinci, via @gfbertini “Millennials: the landless peasants the founders warned each other would happen.” – @girlziplocked “Blessed… Read more »

organizations are people

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Goonth – “Our so-called leaders will not create our futures for us. That is entirely up to us. Nothing to concede.” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja “In theory,… Read more »

working for a living

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @girlziplocked – “The current economy has no place for intellectuals and is desperate to make entrepreneurs the socially recognized genius.” @matthewsyed – “It is partly because we are so willing to blame others for… Read more »