I don’t want to keep learning.
I want to keep getting smarter.
Being smart or intelligent can be summarized to two abilities: The ability to accurately predict consequences and outcomes. The ability to make decisions to keep as many open alternatives as possible.
In 2015, the UN’s Millennium Development Goals are expiring and the international community will set new goals. The Post-2015 Consensus brings together the world’s top economists, NGOs, international agencies and businesses to identify the goals with the greatest benefit-to-cost ratio for the next development agenda.
The Copenhagen Consensus Center interviewed 32 of the world’s top economists to […]
Learning from failures is powerful. So fail often.
But just as important is learning from success.
Learning from Mistakes
Last week I played golf with a group of people I had never met before. Besides having a great time learning and in conversations, this let me observe our behavior.
In retrospect, this is nothing […]
ro·man·ti·cize (v) – Deal with or describe in an idealized or unrealistic fashion; make (something) seem better or more appealing than it really is.
Feel Humanity with your Action
U2 is a band who feel humanity. Today’s 360 Tour show had a scene where we can see the eye of a person, a woman. As her […]
Short story on the evolution of libraries and stores
Before the 1800s, books were kept in libraries and bookstores, the librarian (and owner, usually the same person) would more or less know what books they have, and where they were.
As more and more books were kept in one place, you couldn’t rely on their […]
Life can be hard because of 2 factors: what’s Inside (it’s all in your head), and what’s Outside. This post is about preparing for the Outside.
The Minimum Viable Day: is it Viable?
Here’s a minimum of what I need daily to stay healthy and happy, in order of importance.