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Predictions about the Future

“Every prediction, consciously or unconsciously, is a critique of both present and past” (Source: me having a rare moment of clarity) Image: futuristic city wallpapers

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Exams Don’t Predict Anything

Commenting in the New York Times last year, Laszlo Bock, then Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, said that: “For every job, the No. 1 thing we look for is general cognitive ability, and it’s not IQ. It’s … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought.” Michael Crichton, Writer. (I’m not totally sure about this, but it did make me think).

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Quote of the Week

We are condemed to live in the present. We have neither the attention to remember the past nor the capacity to imagine the future.

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Quote of the Week

“You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best, you want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.” – Jerry Garcia

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Awareness is revolutionary – Sangharakshita

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Quote of the week

Was just reminded of something I said a few years ago, which I have no recollection of whatsoever: If computers ever become self-aware, I very much doubt they’ll want to work in insurance.

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Information etiquette

From John Perry Barlow, “Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite” 1996 “Things of an informational nature, should be regarded as are love or friendship. You would never claim to own your friendships. You would never regard them as property. An … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of … Continue reading

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