Archive | January, 2013

John Keats on “Negative Capability,” Embracing Uncertainty, and Celebrating the Mysterious

30 Jan

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/11/01/john-keats-on-negative-capability/

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Contemplating Obama’s Place in History, Statistically

29 Jan

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/23/contemplating-obamas-place-in-history-statistically/

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Why Creativity Necessitates Eclecticism: Nick Cave’s Influences

29 Jan

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/03/30/nick-cave-influences/

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How Ignorance Fuels Science and the Evolution of Knowledge

29 Jan

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/04/02/stuart-firestein-ignorance-science/

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Mark Twain on Plagiarism and Originality: “All Ideas Are Second-Hand”

29 Jan

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/05/10/mark-twain-helen-keller-plagiarism-originality/

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Persistence and Desire Go Hard to the Hoop for N.B.A. Hopeful David Johnson

28 Jan

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/04/sports/basketball/04prospect.html

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Every Man Should Know: The Wonderful World of Whiskey

28 Jan

http://ofironandoak.com/2013/01/every-man-should-know-the-wonderful-world-of-whiskey/

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Change Comes: After 4 Years, Friends See Shifts in the Obamas

28 Jan

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/20/us/politics/after-4-years-friends-see-shifts-in-obamas.html

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Sergey Brin rides the NYC subway like a Google boss

28 Jan

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/21/3899068/sergey-brin-on-the-subway-wearing-google-project-glass

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Tech trends to watch in 2013

28 Jan

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/tech-trends-to-watch-in-2013/2012/12/31/8464b662-5362-11e2-bf3e-76c0a789346f_story.html

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