The people who like to tell you what you can’t and shouldn’t do tend...– Merlin Mann
What is distance in a digital world? Is it just a number between you and another? Is it a measurement of miles, feet, or inches? Distance is everything that matters. Distance is the gaping hole of a missed human. It’s the absence of the warmth, the tactile sensation of knowing one’s presence. It’s the lack of a vivid, three-dimensional image of a smiling face. It’s the...
This is not a quick read, so it’s a good opportunity to try a read-later method...– Marco Arment Today’s “quote that made me laugh at 7:30am”. There was a lot more competition for such a distinction than one might think.
Phoenix fans couldn’t even be pissed at Nash, because he played the family...– Bill Simmons
Eight years was awesome and I was famous and I was powerful.– This is an actual quote from former President George Dubs. I think it sums up his presidency pretty well.
You know, PDA is not for everybody, you know what I mean? But he makes the...– Kobe Bryant, discussing President Obama getting rejected on the kiss cam at today’s international exhibition against Brazil.
When I was nine, I asked my Dad, ‘Can I have your movie camera? That old,...– MICHAEL GIACCHINO, upon receiving his Oscar for Best Original Score (Up). This. (via inothernews) (via phazes)
There’s only so much Raggae you can listen to at 3:30am. The ideal amount...– Merlin Mann, B2W 75
When "What will I be doing?" becomes "What have I...
Tomorrow, I turn 23 years old. It’s a rather unremarkable age in theory. I am past the birthday milestones that are marked with coming-of-age celebrations: I can legally drive a car, I am a registered voter, I have purchased tobacco products, and I have legally drank and purchased alcohol. And yet, I think that there is something significant about this birthday that makes it different from...
I love knowing what goes into everything—the economics, the technical aspect,...– Louis C.K. The more I hear and read about this guy, the more I have incredible respect for him. This quote describes very closely how I try to live my life.
Graduating with a degree in handling uncertainty
I graduated two weeks ago today. In that time I’ve done a lot of thinking about what this means. The weirdest thing about graduating is that for the first time in my life, there is no road that is showing me the next step ahead of me. From a very young age, we’ve been given a prescription for how to progress as we got older. It started as young children, where our parents or nannies...
The Naive Optimist: Living outside of America →
ryanleecarson: I was born in Colorado in 1977 and lived there until I was 21. I went to a private Christian school from age 5-18 and then studied Computer Science at Colorado State University. I graduated at the height of the .com Bubble in 2000 and could’ve gotten a job at any tech company in the USA. I…