"Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace" ~ Mandela 1918 - 2013
Roman Krznaric explores a few very powerful ideas within his book ‘How To Find Fulfilling Work’.
Both the “Confusion is perfectly normal” and “Act first, reflect later” ideas are really things I am already doing without thinking too much about it.
There’s a bunch of great take aways in under 15 minutes. I’m very interested to know which thoughts rang most true to your heart, so please share your feelings about this talk!
@jaffathecake (Jake Archibald) writes ‘with a moderate amount of fury’ about how progressive enhancement is still very much the smart way to go if you’re building websites that you want to work optimally & in as many environments as possible.
Read the entire rant (which is actually a really well written piece): http://jakearchibald.com/2013/progressive-enhancement-still-important/
Excellent @fastcompany article by @StevenTepper, explaining exactly the reasons why I am so happy to have received an ‘artsy’ education (even though I am a M.Sc.).
Organizations far and wide—perhaps even yours—will compete intensely for workers who are adaptable, resourceful, and can quickly learn and apply new skills to a variety of challenges. Where can you find such workers?
One answer runs counter to much conventional wisdom: Ask an artist.
During my MIT-Medialabs-inspired two-year Master ‘Media Technology’ at Leiden University, I got experience using and developing just the skills that are described here:
The artist is a builder, an engineer, a research analyst, a human relations expert, a project manager, a communications specialist, and a salesman. The artist is all of those and more—combined with the imagination of an inventor and the courage of an explorer.
Read the complete article: FastCompany - Is an MFA the new MBA?
Steve Jobs introducing WiFi 14 years ago: Wireless Connectivity we now all take for granted. Love the tongue in cheek nod to magic tricks.
(1999) Steve Jobs Introduces The World to WiFi
Just look at that response over something we take completely for granted now just 14 years later.
Love the camera man over-the-shoulder as the way to show it on the big screen.
And the hula hoop — look ma, no wires! — is just a brilliant, Steve Jobs touch.
Seriously smart marketing. Generating Colour Patterns for custom Nike shoes from Instagram pics.