TED has posted an “emergency” TED Talk called “Defend Our Freedom To Share (Or Why SOPA is a Bad Idea)” by Internet writer and NYU professor Clay Shirky.
“Because the biggest producers of content on the Internet are not Google and Yahoo — they’re us –we’re the ones getting policed,” he tells the audience. “The real threat to the enactment of PIPA and SOPA is our ability to share things with one another.”
Teller recently tweeted out a link to the letter he sent me in 1995. I'm immensely gratified to read all the feedback from others who have been inspired by it. I'm getting letters from people starting up companies, famous authors, directors... All of them mentioning how lessons learned from magic can apply to their field.
Hey gang,. Lately a lot of young magicians have been asking me for advice, which has caused me to remember one of the most valuable correspondences of my life: one of the most mind-blowing letters I e...
I am not a designer but I freaking love these resolutions:
1. Choose better problems to solve 2. Stop stealing crap 3. Stop trying to save bad work 4. Stop being your own obstacle 5. Blame yourself first 6. Stay curious 7. Learn to make mistakes faster 8. Stop Using Your Mom as an Example of a Stupid Person 9. Learn to write 10. Get comfortable arguing