11 years ago today I started this blog, not knowing it would become the catalyst for so much good in my life. Here’s my first post ever. All the feels. Happy my 11th blog-iversary to you! And, thank you for reading!
FLYTE is a levitating light which hovers by magnetic levitation and is powered through the air. OMG! This is stunning!
“Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.”
– Nora Ephron
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The Mover Kit is an intuitive way for kids ages 8 and over to learn the fundamentals of electronics, programming and solve problems creatively. I think my kids would totally love this.
“Quality is not an act, it’s a habit.”
High school dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential.
Really enjoyed this mini documentary on stop motion costume designer Deborah Cook in which she takes viewers inside her creative process. Fascinating.
“As long as we feed people buzz, we cannot expect their minds to produce symphonies.”
– Maria Popova
Maria gave a commencement address to a class of future journalists, policy-makers, and culture-creators.
In this CreativeMornings talk Todd Henry speaks on how at the end of your life you’ll point to a delta, a sum total of change that exist in this world because you were alive. And how the choices we make every day on where we want to put our focus, assets, time and energy ultimately determine the body of work that we build.
If you enjoy this talk, I recommend you look up his book Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day.
“If someone you’re trying to influence doesn’t trust you, you’re not going to get very far; in fact, you might even elicit suspicion because you come across as manipulative,” Cuddy says. “A warm, trustworthy person who is also strong elicits admiration, but only after you’ve established trust does your strength become a gift rather than a threat.”
A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you
“The possibilities that exist between two people, or among a group of people, are a kind of alchemy. They are the most interesting thing in life.”
– Adrienne Rich