Jun 08

“When confronted with a puzzle or problem, we sometimes can lose sight of the fact that we have issued a challenge to ourselves–not to our tools.” — CIA Releases Analyst’s Fascinating Tale of Cracking the Kryptos Sculpture | Threat Level | Wired.com

Jun 07

“The innovative capacity of this type of firm depends on its flexible use of technology; its close relations with other, similarly innovative firms in the same and adjacent sectors; and above all on the close collaboration of workers with different kinds of expertise. These firms practice boldly and spontaneously the fusion of conception and execution, abstract and practical knowledge, that only a few exceptional giant firms… have so far been able to achieve on a grand scale.” — Charles Sabel as quoted by Jane Jacobs in Cities and the Wealth of Nations (pp. 40)

May 21

“A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; it does not need a regretful hankering after the past, or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men” — Bertie Russell

May 17

“Empathy is not transferrable” — Kav Latiolais @liffft @kavla

“I am trying to accept and enjoy the idea that we never will reach that condition of agreement of certainty, that actually we’re unanchored, we’re floating around, and we’re actually guessing. That’s what we’re doing. Everyone is making guesses, and trying to make the best of it, watching what happens and being empirical about it. There won’t be a plan.” — Brian Eno

“Eliminate what doesn’t matter to make more room for what does.” — 7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom | Co.Design: business innovation design

May 02


Apr 30

“I look around at this effervescent culture, at these smart, funny, hard-working people I call friends and colleagues, and I know we’re in this together. They know it, too. We won’t let each other down.” — Employer Explains Why He Went Into Debt To Make Workers Rich - Careers Articles

Apr 29

Brian Eno Creates Healing Music and Light Installations for Hospitals | News | Pitchfork

“A true work of art is one with intentionally imperfect beauty that makes an artist of the viewer” — 7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom | Co.Design: business innovation design