Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

capitalist algorithms

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The Edge … There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.” —Hunter S. Thompson, Hell’s Angels, 1966,… Read more »

the new luddites

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @Rhappe — “So much data. So little insight.” @deewhock — “An intelligent, motivated person in a bureaucracy is like a long haired hunting dog in a patch of cockle burrs. Energy and capacity are… Read more »

social finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @BenRiseman: “W.E.B. Du Bois, in his last speech in 1957 said, ‘Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life. The only possible death is to lose… Read more »

viking finds

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own… Read more »

good friday finds #320

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Lean interaction by @EskoKilpi “Knowledge is the act of interacting and new knowledge is created when ways of interaction, and therefore patterns of relationships, change. The creative assets of an organization are the patterns of… Read more »

right thinking

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @ActivateLearn: “I see the internet as one massive table with different people talking, sharing, learning, laughing, connecting, engaging. Unfortunately, my mum can’t cook for them all …” “Experience by itself teaches nothing. Without theory,… Read more »

sensemaking is not efficient

Every fortnight or so I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never… Read more »

permanent truths

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “To believe that our beliefs are permanent truths which encompass reality is a sad arrogance. To let go of that belief is to find safety.” —Ursula K Le Guin (1929-2018) @jessfraz: “Hire people who automate… Read more »

post-truth

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and… Read more »

some thoughts on thinking

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” —Ray Bradbury, via @holdengraber @_Amanda_Killan: “Libraries literally aren’t just a place to obtain books for free. They’re… Read more »