The enthusiasm currency →
bobulate: Frank Chimero on enthusiasm as currency: Blogs are free to read. What that means is that you reward places with your attention and enthusiasm. … Audience enthusiasm may be our new currency as long as many things on the internet are free. …. Read [a blog]. Email them and say you enjoy the blog, and tell them what you like about it. Recommend it to friends. If a blog starts to suck, you...
It’s recycling our past and making art out of what we used to live with....– Ralph Bakshi in Juxtapoz
Today, it doesn’t matter if a work’s been produced, it matters if it’s been...– Smarty smart Rob Giampietro (via viafrank)
The Things We Keep. From PSFK: “Using a technique that borrows from tagging within digital culture, Christian Svanes Kolding made this short video commentary on ownership and the stories we attach to things.”
With over 500 million global gamers learning “cooperative skills and hopefulness… while pecking away at online games like World of Warcraft” McGonigal believes there is an important opportunity to tap into gaming to address issues like climate change, nuclear arms proliferation and mentorship for entrepreneurs in developing areas of the world.
“Where does creativity come from? Sheer, utter panic.”
framesofreadingroad: Did I get married too young? I may not have the freedom to globetrot at my own leisure or to carouse at a bar late into the night. But when I step into our 500-square-foot one-bedroom apartment, warmly lighted and smelling of fresh flowers and baked bread, I do have the freedom to kiss my beautiful wife and best friend—the woman I pledged to always love and cherish, and to...
WWWe Could Be Next
In the past year I’ve interviewed people like Mark Weaver, Yokoo, Baby Porridge, Olivia Leigh, Cindy Rizza, John Januzzi, Mike Ruggirerllo, Jon Drake and the Shakes, BOYS, Pascal Grob… for my WWWe Could Be Next feature on Paper Magazine’s blog. Now I’ll be spending the day researching more incredible young artists, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, designers and...
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somethingchanged: Dossier writes: “For her highly anticipated retrospective The Artist is Present, Marina Abramovic has chosen to sit at a table in the main room of the MOMA and invite the audience one by one to come and sit with her in silence. She will be there for three months every day for seven hours a day. The best part of this? The Marina Cam is a live feed that allows you to watch from...
Only 10% of Americans speak a second language and fewer than 30% hold passports....– Abby Falik, from the post College can wait: how a service year abroad can make America better. (via poptech/kthread) (via zadi) (via kellysutton) (via mikehudack)
My Approach to Brackets
Our team at work is doing an office pool that benefits Citizen Effect. Naturally I: 1. Tweeted my anxiety about picking teams 2. Googled “Bracket Picks” 3. Found Obama’s in The Atlantic 4. Used his, under the title, “Amanda’s Bracket” of course I have Obama (and HOPE) on my side at the moment.
“Five Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Children Do.” (via Clay Parker Jones)
Respect the unexpected.– Chad Kouri
Also listening to The Antlers tonight. Curled up in bed with NPR is a nice way to end the day.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some...– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via kari-shma)
It was an interesting day… an interesting past few months in fact. But on my way home, I put this Tiny Desk Concert on and instantly, I felt a sense of clarity about everything. The beautiful sound of history in Omara Portuondo’s voice so completely grounded me. This is only the beginning, and every little moment like this, even these awkward little moments when you’re trying to...
These days, luxury is so much more focused on on the authentic rather than the...– Paul Helbers in Dazed