Tag Archives: reading

“Read, read, read, read, read. Read everything.”

Read, read, read, read, read. Read everything. You can’t work unless you know the world, and outside of living in the world the best way to learn about the world is to read about it. (John Goodman) I spent three … Continue reading

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How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read – and think about things you haven’t thought about

I never read a book I must review; it prejudices you so. (Oscar Wilde) This seems to be one of the many great books that I haven’t read, and nonetheless want to talk or at least blog about … Since … Continue reading

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“Creativity is just connecting things” (Steve Jobs)

Stephen Jay Gould, the great paleontologist, third culture intellectual and popularizer of science, who passed away eleven years ago this week, on the keys to creativity: Identify your talent, work with it, make the connections & use more of what … Continue reading

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What we should pay attention to

Paying Attention in the Digital Age is a recent post by Nigel Thrift, vice-chancellor and president of the University of Warwick in England, on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s blog WorldWise: Commentary from globetrotting higher-education thinkers. He discusses the impacts … Continue reading

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