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Monday
May142018

Try, Try Again

We don’t like to talk about failure much. It’s understandable really. Failure is kind of a downer as topics go, and at least in America we’re fundamentally obsessed with success and improvement as the underlying themes of life and society. We’re a pretty unbalanced culture if you look at it from say a more Taoist slant where you need to embrace an understanding of darkness (and know its value) to stand in the light and appreciate what it has to offer. In America we love to celebrate success, but we don’t even like to acknowledge failure. Even the Silicon Valley mantra of “fail fast” isn’t so much an embrace of real failure as a way to reassure the investor class that the gambles they make will pay off eventually in the next start-up.

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Monday
Dec182017

True Thoughts

These are the thoughts that are pouring forth right now, at six forty six pm on a Monday...

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Friday
Oct272017

Some Gatekeeping

Life is not a game. Governance is not a game. Education is not a game, and Love is definitely not a game.

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Thursday
Jun152017

Three Concentric Circles (Part 2)

Back in May I posted a teaser regarding this idea I've had for a universal social media management solution. I came up with this idea while struggling with the fact that my Twitter feed is fundamentally unmanageable, and that this has a lot to do with the tension between our capacity to process information, and the steady push of social media to add more and more content to our streams. The concept is simple, although executing it may not be. As the title of this post (and the previous one) indicate, it is a concept that relies on three concentric circles.

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Thursday
May182017

Inside a thing, inside a thing

These are restless thoughts, posted from inside a thing...

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