I deal with writer’s block by lowering my expectations. I think the trouble starts when you sit down to write and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent—and when you don’t, panic sets in. The solution is never to sit down and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent. I write a little bit, almost every day, and if it results in two or three or (on a good day) four good paragraphs, I consider myself a lucky man. Never try to be the hare. All hail the tortoise.
People with higher ratios of positive to negative emotions are more likely to flourish in life. Author Shirzad Chamine (MBA ’88) explains why defeating your internal “saboteurs” is key to reaching your full potential: http://stnfd.biz/oRSAL
We operated on a patient recently from Pennsylvania who had first gone to see an orthopedic surgeon in his hometown who was a hospital employee.The patient said that the surgeon didn’t seem to care one way or the other whether surgery was done.He gave no guidance or advice to the patient.…
a helpful way to look at Google is as a vast, decade-old machine learning project
I see fast-food workers are striking. Good for them. Refusing to work for less than you believe you are worth, and joining others who believe the same, and making the consumer aware of the conditions they support…that’s great free-market stuff.
I see their demands are political, centered around…
A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.