Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

driving blind

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “I do admin exactly like I clean vomit: Hold breath, enter without looking, do something, retreat, retch, wipe eyes, breathe, repeat.” —@ChristoMove “Most doctors are rather good with healthcare of individuals, but not that… Read more »

finds for focusing

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “If you focus on sickness, you’re going to end up with doctors as the key actors. If you focus on well-being, you’re going to end up with communities as key actors.” —@CormacRussell “Collaboration is… Read more »

surviving the post-modern transition

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @DavidBoxenhorn — “The most important thing is the ability to survive until you get lucky.” @ProfCharlesHaas — “I am glad to be in a field that is enriched by assimilating knowledge from other fields,… Read more »

stop doing dumb shit

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Stop doing dumb shit and I’ll stop being negative.” —@Fisman “Even if you’re fully vaccinated, the CDC still recommends not using Reply All to thank or congratulate one person.“ —@Aisha_Dickerson I am the very… Read more »

four hundred finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. This is #400. “We can succeed only by concert. It is not ‘can any of us imagine better?’ but, ‘can we all do better?’ The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the… Read more »

good friday finds 2021

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The day life got better was the day I stopped arguing with people who don’t read.” —@MrErnestOwens “COVID Haiku: Coffee in morning. Then a bunch of stuff happens. Red wine in evening.” —@JohnCHavens “Really,… Read more »

science and witchcraft

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The spread of germs is the price we pay for the spread of ideas.” —Nicholas Christakis 1990s Hackers: “I’m building a free operating system to run the internet”. 2020s Hackers: “I’m building a casino… Read more »

prisoners of our own device

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We simply ask that you be innovative without mistakes while working as a team to achieve individual performance goals.” —@DocOnDev “Here’s a helpful logic tree to decide if work should be paid or unpaid:… Read more »

fishing through the noise

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Historical Note: On 19 February 2004, states of emergency were declared in Atlantic Canada after a prolonged blizzard, later named White Juan, dumped as much as 100 centimetres of snow. Many roads were impassable,… Read more »

sensemaking in turbulence

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence — it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” —Peter Drucker “Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.” —Mignon McLaughlin, The… Read more »