Some part of all of us wants to be credited and enjoys the acclaim. And a big...– Jonah Lehrer’s Grevious Oraclism - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic What we write about when we write about those whose apparent talents were too good to be true…
My fear is not death; my fear is spending my last years slurping blueberry, whey...– Tom Davis Farewell to one of the best nuts of his generation.
The trick to fostering collective creativity, Catmull says, is threefold: Place...– How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity (2008) Annnnnnnd…there you go. Cf. [via Tom the Shrink] (via merlin)
I like talking to people and the opportunity to learn something; or if I have a...– David Letterman talks to Alec Baldwin - Here’s The Thing | WNYC I am a big supporter of David Letterman, flaws and all, but I don’t think I’ve ever heard him talk so long and so candidly about himself before, and by the end of this conversation with Alec Baldwin I only wished...
The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing...– The ‘Busy’ Trap - NYTimes.com A beautifully written kick-in-the-pants for anyone who has ever been too overwhelmed by what they should be doing to actually enjoy doing anything at all.