This post is in dialog with Toby Shorin’s Life After Lifestyle, which I highly recommend you go read. I. The product withdraws Here’s a vivid memory…
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In The Ecological Thought (2010), Tim Morton introduced the idea of the hyperobject, a higher-dimension being that shows up in our world in unsettling…
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Penelope turns two in December. Whenever we go for a walk, there are three things she loves to point out: Doggy! Kids! Baby! She particularly loves…
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(originally posted to the Hello World Notion) I think we can safely say these 2 things about Gen Z: Gen Z is deeply involved with social problems …
Albert Einstein: We cannot solve problems with the same thinking that we used to create them. Anecdotally this seems true of the wicked problems we face…
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The Power of Cards – #2 ft. Azlen ElzaListen now (55 min) | Video: Episode highlights: Designing in nouns and verbs Inside-out vs outside-in design Alien technologies Cards as supernouns…
The idea of infinity is inextricable from the concept of countability. In other words: there is no notion of the sublime, the cosmos, etc. without…
Having started both for-profit and non-profit ventures, I’ve found that the grass is always greener: for-profits have beautiful machinery for a busted…
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The Power of Cards – #1 ft. David ColeListen now (69 min) | Video here: Episode highlights: Magic the Gathering: cards that left an impression Can managers use cards to understand and be…
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A new category of work is emerging. It’s called the passion economy, and it’s built on the idea that you can turn your interests and passions into a…
Every few months I’d meet Diego at the Palo Alto train station and we’d go for a walk, get some dinner, catch up. Diego was impossible to extract from…
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Cards: The Power of Cards, Episode 0, ft. Matt Listen now (58 min) | Matt and I spend just about an hour waxing nostalgic on hyper-specific memories of the cards we bought, played, and traded…