“If you spend too much time looking at what you have achieved, you’ll fall behind.” Paul O’Donovan Source: Southern Star
“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity is the feeling that nothing is.” Thomas Szasz via John Naughton
“Falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it, so that when men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect: like a man, who hath thought of a good repartee when the discourse is changed, or the company parted; or like a physician, whoContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #495”
Thanks to Cal Newport for pointing me towards this site in his latest Study Hacks blogpost, “Beyond Digital Ethics”. He talks about the work of Tristan Harris and The Centre for Humane Technology from whose website I have taken a page. What began as a race to monetize our attention is now eroding the pillarsContinue reading “Our society is being highjacked”
Taken from John Naughton’s blog post “Global Warning” about Nick Harkaway’s new novel Gnomon where he shares the author’s blogpost which you can read in full here. These paragraphs struck a chord with me. …..I remember the luxury of saying “we must be precautionary about surveillance laws, about human rights violations, because one day theContinue reading “Global Warning….”
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.” George Bernard Shaw.