Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

moscow rules

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “In the past every village had an idiot, and we could all deal with that. Now the internet is allowing idiots to connect and it is normalising idiocy.” —@snowded “Most victims of suicide are… Read more »

permanent value

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written. He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing.” —T.S. Eliot “The first… Read more »

a variety of finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Top Influencers in knowledge management by @cronycle [Long list to curate your own feed on KM] @DougBoneparth — “Learning how to sell provides more job security than most college educations.” I used to tell… Read more »

engaging with reality

Every fortnight, since 2009, I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @EmilyHaber [German Ambassador to USA] — “Hannah Arendt, a German Jew, political theorist and philosopher, was born on this day in 1906. One of her many legacies: Totalitarianism can flourish where people… Read more »

hopes and fears

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.” —Maya Angelou @Tom_Peters — “Sunday reminder to leaders. The way you have behaved in the last 6 months and will behave in… Read more »

chocolate over broccoli

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @csessums — “My new favorite definition of Gamification — the process of pouring behaviorist chocolate over instructionist broccoli. Via @bjfr.” @white_owly — “A lecturer told us a story of a woman who had lived… Read more »

six months later

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Dr. Dipshikha Ghosh — “A 28yo woman died of post-covid myocarditis today. She was asymptomatic and treated at home and then developed complications after being declared negative. Let that sink in.” Learning to live… Read more »

push-button education

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Any idiot can impose and exercise control. It takes genius to elicit freedom and release creativity.” —@DeeWHock “LinkedIn is bragging that ‘member engagement has hit a record high’, which I’m sure is due to… Read more »

closed and crowded

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Only a few know how much one must know, to know how little one knows.” —Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976) “Remember, always, that everything you know, and everything everyone knows, is only a model. Get your… Read more »

meaningful finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Rosalyn Yalow — “The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” Aristotle — “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to… Read more »