It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without...– Aristotle (via larmoyante) Facebook posts say the world is full of uneducated people!!
Most important things are not zero sum.– Larry Page (via davemorin) True but not necessarily not false!
I see much deeper and broader reasons for learning to code. In the process of...– Mitch Resnick, MIT Media Lab, founder of Scratch Learn To Code, Code To Learn | EdSurge News (via fred-wilson)
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the...– John Cage (via stoweboyd)
Right now, there are brilliant students from all over the world sitting in...– damn straight President Obama in Nevada today, laying out a four-part plan for comprehensive immigration reform (via barackobama) Amen! Can I get a witness?!
You’re not being graded. You’re being consumed– Chris Brogan talking about generating content. http://www.chrisbrogan.com/24hrcontent/
I don’t like it when people ask me when I’m going to retire. You...– Author James Patterson
I’ve always been pushing that envelope. I want to risk hitting my head on the...– Quentin Tarantino Q&A w NYTIMES (via msg) Imagine if we all lived and worked like this?
New Year’s resolutions rarely work, because good intentions don’t...– Seth’s Blog
A product is a tangible item sold to make life better, A service is an...– Know the value of what you are selling, it matters. http://trishtyne.tumblr.com/
We are headed for a post industrial world in which fewer people than ever are...– Brilliant and true!! http://continuations.com/post/39385845274/starting-2013-with-a-whimper-the-nano-bargain
Conservative activist groups such as Americans for Prosperity, the Club for...– Great read on why Republicans are a dying party if the don’t produce more Christies and less, well everyone else. http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/avlon-christie-sandy-aid/index.html?c=&page=2
When you get on that plane to go home, if the last thing you think about me is...– Stormin Norman Schwarzkopf RIP (via fred-wilson)
No takers.– The producer of Meet the Press, on the show’s request for any pro-gun Senator to come to the show today. —the courage of their convictions. (via politicalprof) The cowardice of our elected officials!!
The idea central to content marketing is that a brand must give something...– Nailed it! Well said! How Red Bull Takes Content Marketing to the Extreme
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.– Eduardo Galeano (via underpaidgenius) This is good, (for me substitute beer or Red Bull Vodka for wine)
Last year, for the first time, spending by Apple and Google on patent lawsuits...– In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword - NYTimes.com Would Jobs let this happen? Sad! (via bijan)
40 Things To Say Before You Die - Forbes →
This is good!
I need breakfast right now, if I were any more hungry Brad and Angelina would...– friend on Facebook, she is funny as shit!
The best leaders “reject trite assumptions, reject the status quo, and are...– Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of the Acumen Fund. - thought this was great. True of the leaders I follow.
Coding is beginning to rival English as the international language of business.– Amen!! Michael Bloomberg
The person who sees their own experience as the template for the world is a fool– Great quote I read in a political comment blog. Very true and all too common
So when six white guys in suits control two and a half billion dollars, that’s...– Fred Wilson on the VC Industry. Classic! http://www.technologyreview.com/qa/428869/fred-wilson-on-why-the-collapse-of-venture/?nlid=nldly&nld=2012-09-07&utm_source=buffer&buffer_share=32b36
Relatively few people have the resources needed to resist authority.– Great quote from Milgram, the professor who did the research of people shocking their co-workers for giving incorrect answers. I agree, few people do, and those that do face a tough road. ‘Compliance,’ A Low Budget Indie, Might Be The Most Disturbing Movie Ever Made
And the financial challenges they’re all facing today are profound — as the baby...– Great insight on the potential conflict between U.S. Foreign policy and domestic policy. Coming Soon - The Big Trade-Off - NYTimes.com