We all — in the end — die in medias res. In the middle of a story. Of many...– Mona Simpson, eulogy for her brother Steve Jobs
Two years ago, I was afraid of wanting anything. I figured wanting would lead to...– Tyra Collette, Friday Night Lights
There’s no particular sophistication required to be a critic. We know this,...– Chris Shiflett
Never say ‘I could have done that’ because you didn’t.– Karim Rashid, from his Karimanifesto
Toys will be toys →
Yet another great post from bobulate: Chris Dixon on the next big thing: The reason big new things sneak by incumbents is that the next big thing always starts out being dismissed as a toy. Disruptive technologies are dismissed as toys because when they are first launched they “undershoot” their users’ needs. The first telephone could only carry voices a mile or two. The leading incumbent of...
The immediacy and humanity of giving (or not) to someone who is standing right...– Sasha Dichter, Acumen Fund
Design’s DNA does not come just from the birth certificate of the designer...– Paola Antonelli, MoMA
Feeling nostalgic. From my former life: this is an...
I’m finally going to force myself to think about this question: What does it mean to live everyday like it’s your last?