Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

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 »

labouring into 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. @ZCichy: “I don’t use Facebook. When I explain why to friends/family: I sound like a nut job. Acceptance of no privacy has been socially normalized.” “History is a gallery of pictures in which there… Read more »

power and addicts

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Power not only corrupts, it addicts.” – Ursula Le Guin, via @ndcollaborative “You are reading a book,” the car said. It pulled over and stopped. “This road is paid for by advertising boards. Look… Read more »

plantations, rentals & politicians

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @BrentToderian – “ In my recent work with cities all over the world, this may be the message that’s resonating the most lately: The truth about a city’s aspirations isn’t found in its vision…. Read more »

the economy of sharing

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause & reflect” – Mark Twain – via @DebraWatkinson @RalphMercer – “Passion distorts reality, common sense enables the status quo,… Read more »