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Archived Since:November 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Emily Baumgaertner | Bike-Sharing Is Flourishing in Washington. Can the City Handle It?

Emily Baumgaertner | Bike-Sharing Is Flourishing in Washington. Can the City Handle It?: Why we won’t get more bike lanes: bikelash. One barrier to consistent bike lanes is what riders call “bikelash,” or local resistance to bicycle lane installation when it threatens parking availability. Show More Summary

"To be comfortable in your own skin is the beginning of strength."

“To be comfortable in your own skin is the beginning of strength.” - | Charles Handy

polgeonow: Catalonia plans to vote on independence from Spain...

polgeonow: Catalonia plans to vote on independence from Spain on Sunday. But what exactly is Catalonia now, where did it come from, and how would it stack up as an independent country? Full article (free): http://www.polgeonow.com/2017/09/what-is-catalonia-independence-vote.html

"Especially conducive to the growth of political radicalism are societies in which the higher levels..."

“Especially conducive to the growth of political radicalism are societies in which the higher levels of the educational system produce far more graduates than can be absorbed by the marketplace.” - | Jerome Karabel, cited by Neil Gross in Professors Behaving Badly

"Art is a science and science is an art."

“Art is a science and science is an art.” - | Stowe Boyd (with a hat tip to Walter Isaacson, who wrote of Leonardo, ‘He knew that art was a science and that science was an art.’)

"Science is not concerned with the discovery or creation of beauty; it seeks only the truth. But..."

“Science is not concerned with the discovery or creation of beauty; it seeks only the truth. But science, for better or worse, is pursued by men – and the achievement of its ideals, as in all human activity – be it humble, moderate or great-cannot be attained in a climate completely devoid of emotion. Show More Summary

"Excuse me, Mr. President but your tantrum tweet storm this morning attacking the mayor of San Juan,..."

“Excuse me, Mr. President but your tantrum tweet storm this morning attacking the mayor of San Juan, a fellow American citizen dealing with a real-time life and death struggle for hundreds of thousands of her constituents on an island of millions in crisis, is not only far below the dignity of the office you hold. It fails even the most basic test of humanity.” - Dan Rather

"The world has countless ways of not being quite as it seems."

“The world has countless ways of not being quite as it seems.” - | David Brin, Brightness Reef

"Don’t let yesterday take up much of today."

“Don’t let yesterday take up much of today.” - | Kim Stanley Robinson, Shaman

"When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep."

“When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.” - | Ursula Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

mapsontheweb: The Jamaican Republic of Germany A map of...

mapsontheweb: The Jamaican Republic of Germany A map of districts where the so-called Jamaica coalition (CDU/CSU, Greens, and FDP; named after the party colours) had a majority at 2017 september election. After the SPD ruled out another grand coalition, the Jamaican one is the only viable option left.

scipunk:SP. Android cries. Automata (2014) ‘You not only burned...

scipunk: SP. Android cries. Automata (2014) ‘You not only burned it up; you made it cry.”

"Every book about writing addresses, in one way or another, the difficulty of writing."

“Every book about writing addresses, in one way or another, the difficulty of writing.” - Sam Anderson, The Mind of John McPhee

Peter Lewis | The Executive Computer; 'Mother of All Markets' or a 'Pipe Dream Driven by Greed'?

Peter Lewis | The Executive Computer; 'Mother of All Markets' or a 'Pipe Dream Driven by Greed'?: Amazing to read this piece from 1992, where Andy Grove of Intel pooh-poohs what we would call the smart phone, today: Sometime around the...Show More Summary

Building in Structural Barriers to Getting Ahead

Economists may have found a clue in the big question in the lack of wage growth in the US, despite low unemployment. Fast food chains – and other franchise-dominated business–have long-ingrained policies that block franchisees from poaching...Show More Summary

Repatriation Of Overseas Cash Won’t Lead To Jobs, Folks

The lying has begun about the bounty that will flow to the American people if we sign into law a repatriation of overseas cash. Or more realistically, the lying has never stopped, despite the evidence from the last dance around the maypole,...Show More Summary

"The totally convinced and the totally stupid have too much in common for the resemblance to be..."

““The totally convinced and the totally stupid have too much in common for the resemblance to be accidental.” - | Robert Anton Wilson (h/t Brian Eno)

Azendoo adds Task Boards, another indication of convergence in Work Management

Kanban-style task boards are becoming the second most generally used design motif in work management, after lists of tasks.  Azendoo is the newest work management solution now offering task boards as an additional approach to visualizing and manipulating tasks, and by extension, work. Show More Summary

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