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8 bits of Kevin Kelly’s 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Source: Syfy.com

Serbia. Renault outperforms (+16.2%) a market affected by the pandemic (-23.3%)
Monday February 08, 2021

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A great list from a great writer and thinker. His book What Technology Wants permanently re-framed how I understood the internet and tech innovation.

TED talk notes #5, John Lloyd: What’s invisible? More than you think
Saturday November 07, 2020

Gravity is weakest and least understood of 4 fundamental forces (strong force, weak force, nuclear) We can’t see consciousness Sufi masters say they’re all telepaths Initially we thought there were 100K genes, continually revised downward, now think only 20K genes By contrast, rice has 38K genes (!) Every cell in your body is replaced at […]

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Being enthusiastic is worth 25 IQ points.

A worthy goal for a year is to learn enough about a subject so that you can’t believe how ignorant you were a year earlier.

Panama 2020. Car sales down 20% after 9 months
Wednesday November 11, 2020

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Gratitude will unlock all other virtues and is something you can get better at.

Everyone is shy. Other people are waiting for you to introduce yourself to them, they are waiting for you to send them an email, they are waiting for you to ask them on a date. Go ahead.

To make something good, just do it. To make something great, just re-do it, re-do it, re-do it. The secret to making fine things is in remaking them.

Perhaps the most counter-intuitive truth of the universe is that the more you give to others, the more you’ll get. Understanding this is the beginning of wisdom.

Anything real begins with the fiction of what could be. Imagination is therefore the most potent force in the universe, and a skill you can get better at. It’s the one skill in life that benefits from ignoring what everyone else knows.

You really don’t want to be famous. Read the biography of any famous person.

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