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Death is the ultimate letdown

Published 3y ago -

Mortality is my first real exposure to Christopher Hitchens. I am certain I ran across him before, but this was my first book and if you have read it you know how ironic a place to start this is. It was his last writing before his death on December 15, 2011. T... More »

Good here, good anywhere

Published 5y ago -

Most of us spend the majority of our life working. In part, the goal of work, is to create a life worth living. Once established the focus tends to shift to the journey of fulfilling work. Some people are lucky because of family, upbringing, education, timing ... More »

Inheriting digital identities and the mess therein

Published 6y ago -

In a world that is increasingly satisfied with digital versions of analogs of past times, we create more stuff than ever before, it’s stored in evermore efficient ways removing early consternation to archive or delete. Today we just let it grow with R... More »

Setting the stage for insight

Published 7y ago -

Jonah Lehrer’s post this past Friday, Dreaming and Remembering, shares research around the role dreams play in sorting, consolidating and strengthening memories. In a New York Times post from March, Lehrer relates an experiment from Jan Born that showed... More »

Life is not a dress rehearsal

Published 7y ago -

Work has been running full speed on the Bonneville Salt Flats for so long that lifting my foot slightly off the gas made me realized my leg was asleep. Every day we wake up is one where we can choose to be greater, help others be greater and hopefully shape a ... More »

A lesson on reality from a call girl

Published 8y ago -

One of the many things people can do to sustain a high-performing work life, is to care about what they do. This shifts the energy we usually reserve for our life and moves it to the workplace. It makes a significant difference in an individual’s abilit... More »

Caught thinking in the rat maze of consumption

Published 8y ago -

The shortest distance between a person becoming aware and buying – the act of exchanging currency at a higher rate than the service or product costs to produce – is the marketer’s benchmark. As such their motives should inherently be held su... More »

The state of the art is falling short of dreams

Published 8y ago -

Among the publications of Moses King is a curious postcard titled N.Y.  11 Future New York “The city of skyscrapers”. John Timberman Newcomb, teacher at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, wrote a piece titled The Footprint of the Twent... More »

Breakup with your organization without leaving

Published 8y ago -

Sophisticated organizations construct relationships with the people that enable the group. Even if all you do is punch the time clock at work, part of your identity is associated with your job, the building you work in, the company you work for and the people ... More »

More vocal and alone. Sext me?

Published 8y ago -

Last month I finished authoring a chapter submission on how social artifacts mediate the deluge of content a social network consumes and how diversity of participation is an imperative to keep us from French inhaling our tweets. We are living in a time of cont... More »

Pro, Prosumer and Amateur

Published 9y ago -

A few weeks ago, I tried the pre-paid mailer service purchased at B&H serviced by A&I. The roll was from my Mamiya, which I have always pronounced as mam-eye-ya but have since found out could very well be ma-mee-ya. The delay in mailing across the coun... More »