Rebuilding legitimacy in a post-truth age
Best articulation of the current state of affairs I've come across.
“It’s the difference between giving someone a jigsaw puzzle or a blank canvas. Even if both capture the same scene, the process and end results are distinctly different,”
Real dilemma. Even now.
Important for ppl who aren't makers to be cognizant of how those that are approach their day
Adaptability is all about being fixed on a goal but flexible on the details.
We're definitely in a similar time as the pre-iphone Era, many products released today feel like the Rokr
‘‘We’re trying to invent parkour for the mind.’’
Great story of a Nobel laureate turned startup guy /cc @spinosa
Richard made people feel like a child does, when a grown-up first treats him as an adult. He was never afraid of telling the truth, and however foolish your question was, he never made you feel like a fool.
Good explanation of Bayes Theorem
Bayes’ theorem is a method for calculating the validity of beliefs (hypotheses, claims, propositions) based on the best available evidence (observations, data, information).
Current example... Pocket.
Great overview of shift in society over the coarse of the 19th thru 21st centuries
Don’t be afraid to fail.
And for all it did right, Mailbox never became anything more than an alternate user interface for other companies’ email servers. There was a lot of intelligence in it, but no money.
Good procrastination is avoiding errands to do real work.
His mind is absent from the everyday world because it's hard at work in another.