ilikeyourenthusiasm-deactivated asked: Did you go to school for something writing/journalism-related and then network from there or was it a completely different route?
The Social Network is the anti-geek movie. It is the story that those who resist...– Jeff Jarvis (via soupsoup)
Empowering Girl Changemakers.
Ten Things I Have Learned Part of AIGA Talk in London November 22, 2001 “1 YOU CAN ONLY WORK FOR PEOPLE THAT YOU LIKE. This is a curious rule and it took me a long time to learn because in fact at the beginning of my practice I felt the opposite. Professionalism required that you didn’t particularly like the people that you worked for or at least maintained an arms length relationship to...
I love this presenation: Inconvenient Youth from TEDxTaipei
Our sense of what is beautiful is a reflection of what we lack, and as our lacks...– Alain de Botton on Twitter
“Nick Bilton, Lead Technology Reporter for The New York Times “Bits” blog, says that digital media has resulted in a ‘new form of storytelling.’”
Our time is brief.
I was afraid to wake you up. Dear LG, I love this.
2.5 billion. One third of the world’s population.
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but...– Henry David Thoreau (via melancholynotes) (via crashinglybeautiful)
Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my...– Herman Melville, Moby Dick (via theshipthatflew)
anddouglassays: “I had this heightened sense that time was precious. I didn’t want to waste it being inauthentic. I wanted to do better work, dig deep with friends, or by myself. To paraphrase Anita Brookner, ‘At some point you’re going to have to come to terms with who you are, however unpleasant, if you’re going to be anything at all.’ ”
Do not require a description of the countries toward which you sail. The...– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via dreaminginthedeepsouth)
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am...– -Margaret Atwood (via losingweightinthecity) (via libraryland) (via rhea137) (via ontologicalterrorist, losingweightinthecity) (via dreaminginthedeepsouth)
I signed up for a Mandarin class today. I start next Tuesday!
All travel writing that’s of lasting interest — writing that we continue to...– Russell Banks (via underpaidgenius)
I learned from him that often contradiction is the clearest way to truth– Patti Smith on Robert Mapplethorp in “Just Kids” (via keeptheballrolling)