Category: Quotes

New short-video series: Futurist Gerd Leonhard on-stage: best quotes and key messages

My art director Jf Cardella and his team are cooking up some really nice, short video examples culled from some recent keynotes, highlighting the key messages and memes in my work. Check out the first 3, here: Download all 3 videos via Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Check out our brand-new store ...

Insightful Max Planck and Peter Guber quotes

“Consciousness is fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness” Max Planck, 1931 via BigThink   “So long as the human being remains a human being and doesn’t become mechanical, have all mechanical parts and a ...

Medium and Twitter founder Ev Williams says it all: ‘We put junk food in front of them and they eat it’

A very interesting bottom line! It’s understandable why media on the web is like it is today,” Williams tells the Guardian. “That’s not to say there’s not a lot of great stuff out there, but a lot of people are dissatisfied with it. A lot of journalists who want to do ...

Best GoodReads quotes on Artificial Intelligence (and some related stats, videos)

GoodReads is an incredible tool for finding great quotes and links to great books.  Here are some about Artificial Intelligence. I have read most of the books linked here, btw:) Related:  Artificial Intelligence in Business: 10 Important Statistics   and Peter Diamandis’s AI overview “By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is ...

Some Buckminster Fuller Bottom Lines (via BrainPickings)

Buckminster Fuller was a very wise man. Read these quotes. “Fuller then moves on to the vital distinction between money-work and purpose, debunking the myth of the zero-sum game of prosperity: It is also mistakenly assumed that employment is the only means by which humans can earn the right to live, for ...

An important leadership lesson from Garry Kasparov: what works today may not work tomorrow

via Chess champion Garry Kasparov on coaching and competition: “There’s this conventional wisdom that it’s possible to give universal advice — a tip. But we’re all different. Your decision-making process is as unique as your fingerprints or your DNA. Something that works for you may be counterproductive for me. Some of us are more ...

The 150 Things the World’s Smartest People Are Afraid Of (some nice quotes here)

Every year, the online magazine Edge–the so-called smartest website in the world, helmed by science impresario John Brockman–asks top scientists, technologists, writers, and academics to weigh in on a single question. This year, that query was “What Should We Be Worried About?”, and the idea was to identify new problems arising in science, ...

Quote of the day: Octavio Paz on the nihilism of technology (and some related goodies from me)

Octavio Paz  “The nihilism of technology lies not only in the fact that it is the most perfect expression of the will to power, as Heidegger believes, but also in the fact that it lacks meaning. Why? and To what purpose? are questions that technology does not ask itself.” I often refer ...

Quote of the day: one of the most harmful addictions? A monthly salary

Found via Medium  Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Quote of day: Lee Pace on computers

“Computers are not the thing— they are the thing that gets us to the thing.” ~ Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan in AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’  


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