An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself”
— Albert Camus
Nothing recharges my batteries like fresh air, sunshine, and a bent rod… The Tug’s the Drug!
As a man (vs. a boy), I often get caught up in the day to day process of getting it all done. I forget joy. I forget nature. I forget that its all so amazing. When we’re kids, the wonder of the world is right there. As a man, I’m supposed to be excited by a fumble in football, or a spike in the stock market. But this? This reminds me I’m living in the middle of a miracle.”
— The Good Men Project - Mark Greene
The adjacent possible is a kind of shadow future, hovering on the edges of the present state of things, a map of all the ways in which the present can reinvent itself.”
— "The Genius of the Tinkerer" - Steven Johnson - Wall Street Journal
The Manning Family
A new bed at CES gets firmer by voice command. So if you come home & hear spouse saying “Harder!” best case, it’s a new bed.”
— Jimmy Fallon’s monologue, January 8th, 2014 (via latenightjimmy)
Covering what’s really important at CES
David Barkowitz hits the nail on the head with his assessment of #CES2014.
Given the pace of technological change in our modern world, it’s no surprise that our collective expectations have gotten a bit out of whack. So while this year’s #CES may not have shown us that one show-stopping product, it’s important that we focus on the bigger picture.
What did CES 2014 teach us about the new “Adjacent Possible”? And where are we headed in 2014?