… is on holiday, and will be back in a couple of weeks.
Forty-three year old Terry Pratchett on re-reading the original The Carpet People, which he wrote at 17: Hang on. I wrote that in the days… Read More »Uncertainty about ends: Terry Pratchett on The Carpet People and what fantasy should be about
This is really fun interview with Steve Levitt – recommended. ANGELA DUCKWORTH: The two-minute version of Grit is that when you look at high achievers,… Read More »Angela Duckworth on grit and goal hierarchies
This is the second in a series of posts on high-leverage ways to learn Indonesian language and culture. The idea is to identify activities that… Read More »80/20 language and culture learning (Indonesian): Lagu Anak (Kids’ Songs) #2
Yesterday’s post lead me to this piece from Ben Horowitz about the idea of task relevant maturity, an idea he lifted from Andy Grove: Everyone… Read More »Ben Horowitz on task-relevant maturity and micromanagement
Marc Andreessen is super smart, bracingly abrasive, and almost always worth listening to. This is a summary of a post from 2007, revived (embalmed?) on… Read More »Resource: Marc Andreessen on talent and hiring
These two things: 1) The two holes in the base of the attachment to allow water to drain.2) The rubber skirt around the edge to… Read More »Design matters (6): Bosch hand-blender attachment