Monthly Archives: May 2012

Smart people don’t think others are stupid | Derek Sivers

The woman seemed to be making some pretty good points, until she stopped with, “Ugh! Those (people she disagrees with) are just so stupid!!” She could have said Southerners, Northerners, Republicans, Democrats, Indians, or Americans. It doesn’t matter. She had … Continue reading

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Miles Davis and his wit

Davis was a man of few words. When he did speak, his words often had a similar effect to a hand grenade being lobbed into the room. In 1987, he was invited to a White House dinner by Ronald Reagan. … Continue reading

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Winners not necessary work harder than others.

I don’t think winners beat the competition because they work harder. And it’s not even clear that they win because they have more creativity. The secret, I think, is in understanding what matters. It’s not obvious, and it changes. It … Continue reading

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Secret to happines is NOT in low expectations

Pretty good TED talk about optimism bias. Tweetvaso link

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The Asch Experiment – group behaviour

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B738X-ibz2o&feature=youtu.be Tweetvaso link

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Rails: The Next Five Years by Yehuda Katz

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Space ship Enterprise in 20 years time.

Why is this not on kickstarter? http://t.co/uLrJeOtI Tweetvaso link

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May 14, 2012 at 02:58PM

Oh dear, Samsung… http://t.co/NpwnOcxh (ht/@jakepjohnson) Tweetvaso link

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