Notebooks are ‘a forgotten account with accumulated interest’

Listening seeds ideas. Overheard dialogue, especially misheard words, are auditory stimulants for the imagination. Said Joan Didion in her essay “On Keeping a Notebook:” “See enough and write it down, I tell myself, and then some morning when the world seems drained of wonder, some day when I am only going through the motions of doing […]

Jimmy Chin teaches adventure photography

National Geographic photographer and producer of some my most favorite adventure documentary films including Meru and most recently Free Solo Jimmy Chin, is teaching an adventure photography course on MasterClass.  Push the limits of photography If you follow the world-renowned photographer Jimmy Chin on Instagram, you’ll know he’s a daredevil climber and mountaineer with a keen eye for […]

Jeff Bezos 1997 interview

Taped in June 1997, the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos outlines his vision for his company’s music and books webstore model. Flash forward 21 years later, and the company is not only corroding the retail sector by selling everything online, it also owns everything from grocery stores, newspapers, its own web services, to who know’s […]