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"Is it Apple’s unbridled and seemingly-endless success that has caused the company to rest on its..."

“Is it Apple’s unbridled and seemingly-endless success that has caused the company to rest on its laurels? A threat to your existence can be an incredible motivator to adapt or evolve. Apple demonstrated this in the most profound way...Show More Summary

Ann Hodges being examined after she was struck by a meteorite,...

Ann Hodges being examined after she was struck by a meteorite, 1954. The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images (via NASA’s plan to save Earth from a giant asteroid - Vox)

"10.1 Offices are still there, in ever greater numbers, in fact. People say they are no longer..."

“10.1 Offices are still there, in ever greater numbers, in fact. People say they are no longer necessary. In five to ten years we will all work at home. But then we will need bigger homes, big enough to use for meetings. Offices will have to be converted to homes.” - | Rem Koolhaas, The Generic City Or simply live at the office.

"Every good poem begins in language awake to its own connections — language that hears itself and..."

“Every good poem begins in language awake to its own connections — language that hears itself and what is around it, sees itself and what is around it, looks back at those who look into its gaze and knows more perhaps even than we do about who are, what we are. Show More Summary

"Instead of concentration - simultaneous presence - in Generic City individual “moments’..."

“Instead of concentration - simultaneous presence - in Generic City individual “moments’ are spaced far apart to create a trance of almost unnoticeable aesthetic experiences: the color variations in the fluorescent lighting of an office building just before sunset, the subtleties of the slightly different whites of an illuminated sign at night. Show More Summary

Work Futures One And Done - 8 December 2017 - Has Patreon Screwed Everything Up?

[Crossposted from Patreon.] Yikes. Just when I was getting settled in on Patreon, the company may have thrown a large wrench into the works. See the first section below for details.       ……… ON MEDIA Patreon has announced a planned revision to their subscription fees. Show More Summary

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@stoweboyd: Work Futures One and Done - 7 December 2017 - One And Done Kara Swisher is an Otherist; Reuters Tracer; Company elects leadership each year; Medium’s falling short; Execs say Digital IQ down 15%; Transformation held back by learned helplessnesshttps://t.co/BFVBn4e4eM — Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) December 7, 2017

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Work Futures One and Done — 7 December 2017 — One And Done

Kara Swisher is an Otherist; Reuters Tracer; Company elects leadership each year; Medium’s falling short; Execs say Digital IQ down 15%; Transformation held back by learned helplessness [Cross-posted from www.patreon.com.] I am transitioning to a tweaked model for the Daily. Show More Summary

Tentacles Coming Out of the Pigeonhole in All Directions

I was reading a 2013 interview with Ursula Le Guin, and discovered this wonderful beginning by John Wray, the interviewer: INTERVIEWER How do you feel about the term science fiction, as connected to your work? LE GUIN Well, that’s very complicated, Wray. Show More Summary

"There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless.’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or..."

“There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless.’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.” - | Arundhati Roy

@little_lj

@little_lj: One of the best things I’ve read in a while. @stoweboyd lays out his manifesto for the ultimate in allied action from men who claim to be feminists. Radical? Yes… Difficult, also yes… But possible?… Needed nay, necessary? SO MUCH YES. https://t.co/Un9E1ZL0Wi — JINGLE BELL-J Parker ?????????????? (@little_lj) December 6, 2017

A Dream Job

I had a dream the other night. I had taken a nebulous job on some UN commission and was scrambling through an airport trying to locate some group of young people in transit to a conference.  Endless twisting tunnels, moving from terminal to terminal, packed with hordes of travelers. Show More Summary

"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul..."

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” - |  H.L. Mencken

The Brotherhood of the Future: Men Pledge to Support 25 Years of Women in Charge of Everything

Fast Company is running an awards project called The 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards. This is a description of a modest proposal for that project. Men have done – on the whole – a piss-poor job of running the world, basically since the Bronze Age. Show More Summary

"Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability"

“Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability” - | Martin Luther King, Jr, Letter from a Birmingham Jail

There Can Be No Future Compromise With the Oligarchy

Some observations from Michelle Goldberg about younger Americans getting shortchanged by the highhanded tax shenanigans that the GOP has planned for our future [emphasis mine]: The anti-Communist Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation...Show More Summary

"I’m only myself in front of my typewriter."

“I’m only myself in front of my typewriter.” - | Joan Didion, cited by Louis Menand in The Radicalization of Joan Didion

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