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Woody Allen | The Talks

Woody Allen | The Talks | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
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It’s a bad business getting old and I would advise you not to do it if you can avoid it. It doesn’t have a romantic quality.

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What’s Inside Jason Wu’s Office

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For the fashion designer Jason Wu, his office holds both inspiration and sentiment. And then there’s that cat.
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Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg Hanging Out in New York City in 1959

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg Hanging Out in New York City in 1959 | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg video footage, but most of it comes in the form of interviews. Those videos can give you a lot of insight into the two beat writers, but there...
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John McPhee: Structure

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To some extent, the structure of a composition dictates itself, and to some extent it does not. Where you have a free hand, you can make interesting choices.
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Dieter Rams 10 Principles of “Good Design”

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© René Spitz via flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/renespitz/ As the New Year begins, architects and designers everywhere search for the latest
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Less, but better. Back to purity, back to simplicity.

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Steve McQueen: KING OF COOL At The ATLAS Gallery, London, UK | Yatzer

Steve McQueen: KING OF COOL At The ATLAS Gallery, London, UK | Yatzer | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it

 Steve McQueen photographed by John Dominis.

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Great Pieces Of Life Advice

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Quora users share the best advice they've ever received.
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Quality is always greater than quantity.

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The Daggers of Jorge Luis Borges

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Swords, daggers—weapons with a blade—retained a mysterious, talismanic significance for Borges, imbued with predetermined codes of conduct and honor.
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I Fell In Love With This 'Old' Book (And You Might Too)

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What is it about The Great Gatsby that makes it so charming? How has a book written in the early 1920s withstood the trials of time nearly 90 years in the making?
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The Great Gatsby: A Fixture in American Literature

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John Steinbeck: A 1958 Letter

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"If it is right, it happens -- The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away."

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Why I Write: George Orwell’s Motives of Writing and Creativity

Why I Write: George Orwell’s Motives of Writing and Creativity | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
"All writers are vain, selfish, and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery."

Literary legend Eric Arthur Blai
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3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology

3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
By Elise Proulx, Greater Good Science Center Fifteen years after emerging as a major scientific movement, it’s clear that positive psychology -- the study of what brings happiness and meaning in life -- is not just a fad.
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We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.
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Noam Chomsky: America hates its poor

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Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky on our country's brutal class war -- and why it's ultimately so one-sided
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The Pleasure of Reading to Impress Yourself

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Associating pleasure and guilt when it comes to reading presumes an anterior, scolding authority—one which insists that reading must be work.
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Apple Trains Employees to Work Like Picasso

At Apple University--the company's internal training program--new employees take a crash course in Picasso. Here's why.
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The Role of Leaders in Helping Others Find Meaning at Work

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Viktor Frankl, “… the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.”
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Viktor Frankl: ...the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.

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The Heart Grows Smarter

The Heart Grows Smarter | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
A study that has followed a set of men from 1938 to the present time confirms that emotional intelligence is critical to leading a contented life.
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Carlos Fuentes - the Paris Review 1981

Carlos Fuentes - the Paris Review 1981 | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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Best Productivity Hacks

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LinkedIn influencers including Richard Branson and T. Boone Pickens share their best advice on improving productivity.
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The challenge is to find the intersection between what I have to do and what I love to do.

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Creative Intelligence | TIME.com

Creative Intelligence | TIME.com | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
In his new book Creative Intelligence, Bruce Nussbaum argues that creativity is an undervalued skill that anyone can cultivate.
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Creativity is all about to making connections and seing patterns.

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See Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky’s Reading List For Having an Intelligent Conversation

See Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky’s Reading List For Having an Intelligent Conversation | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
Teaching at Mount Holyoke years ago, the Nobel Laureate poet Joseph Brodsky passed out a handwritten list of books that he said every person should have read in order to have a basic conversation. Discover that list today.
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Nobel Prize in Literature 1987

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How Office Control Freaks Can Learn to Let Go

How Office Control Freaks Can Learn to Let Go | Bulletin Board & Readings | Scoop.it
A four-step process to relinquishing control — and reclaiming your sanity.
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Jack Dorsey

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The 36-year-old doesn't have a desk, and he takes employees to a strange place to inspire them.
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"I can be silent at some times which unsettles people a bit, because they don't  know what I'm thinking,"

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Seamus Heaney – a life in pictures

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The death of the Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney at the age of 74 marks the end of a career which began with his collection Death of a Naturalist in 1966.


Via Miguel Huezo-Mixco
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