On Speaking [My literary agent] Darhansoff & Verrill… handles speaking requests. I almost never accept these. When I do, I charge a lot of money,… Read More »Neal Stephenson on Speaking Arrangements; Art and Artists; Correspondence and Productive Writing
Why is the transition from one techno-economic system to another so disruptive for companies and individuals? On rookies and old pros We know that it… Read More »Technology (11): The World Turned Upside Down; or, the rise and fall of techno-economic regimes
If you haven’t come across it yet, Jeremy Norman‘s HistoryOfInformation.com is absolutely tremendous. It contains “more than 5,000 illustrated entries covering a diverse range of… Read More »Technology (10): a historyofinformation
This extract is from one of the best interviews with Kevin Kelly I’ve heard, on David Perell’s The North Star podcast. It covers a lot… Read More »Technology (8): Kevin Kelly on finding jobs for infant technologies
Everyone who is a person has a brand in the sense that your reputation precedes you, that just hearing your name implies a promise. But… Read More »Seth Godin on personal brands and social media strategy
This looks like a fantastic set of tips from McKinley Valentine of The Whippet.* I say “looks like” because I haven’t tried the tips yet,… Read More »“A meaningful jump”: McKinley Valentine on better ways to share your blog or newsletter on twitter
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