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mostly media and technology issues that i'm thinking about.. but also bits and pieces that just catch my eye.

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Apr
24th
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humansofnewyork:

"It’s important to forgive.""Who do you have the hardest time forgiving?""Myself."

humansofnewyork:

"It’s important to forgive."
"Who do you have the hardest time forgiving?"
"Myself."

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Apr
22nd
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'Yellow Roses' by Animal Hours

So much fun seeing friends, in this case, Orion Letizi, making good things. 

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Apr
21st
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Unfair but relevant comparisons are the most interesting and important kinds. An unfair comparison generally means an unfair advantage, and this isn’t the Olympics - unfair is good. Customers don’t care if a company’s advantage is unfair. Investors don’t care. Unfair advantages are often the best kind.
— from In praise of unfairness, by Benedict Evans (Andreessen Horowitz)
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Apr
19th
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Internet governance and digital strategy

Two recent posts from Australian think-tanks

Australia needs a cyber white paper, via The Lowy Institute’s Interpreter blog 

Governing the Net: From Bondi to Copacabana, via the Australian Strategic Policy Institute 

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Apr
18th
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Our ability to think about delay is a central part of the human condition. It is a gift, a tool we can use to examine our lives. Life might be a race against time, but it is enriched when we rise above our instincts and stop the clock to process and understand what we are doing and why.
— There are some interesting ideas on the benefit of delaying decisions until the last possible moment in Frank Partnoy’s Wait.
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Apr
15th
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thoughts on self kindness, by meditation teacher, Peter Fernando

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Apr
13th
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After a one-hundred-and-fifty year hiatus during which the person-to-person aspect of media was overshadowed by centralised mass media operating on a broadcast model, the pendulum has swung back. Social forms of media based on sharing, copying, and personal recommendation, which prevailed for centuries, have been dramatically reborn, supercharged by the Internet
— from Tom Standage’s book, Writing on the Wall. An interesting read.
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Apr
7th
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