Curiosity is a powerful tool. It makes us question our surroundings and compels us to ask why things work the way they do. It kicks the mind into exploration. But the addition of courage takes curiosity a step further; it tries to fill the void through hands-on experimentation. These small tests are fuel for failure in […]
“You can recognize genuinely smart people by their ability to say things like “I don’t know” “Maybe you’re right” and “I don’t understand”” — Paul Buchheit
“Everything good proceeds from enthusiasm.” Brian Eno The word enthusiasm translates to “the spirit of god within”. Enthusiasm is the gas that keeps you going though CRAP (criticism, rejection, assholes, and pressure). The enthusiastic are inherently confident but never satisfied enough to stop at the latest answer.
They don’t know any better because they’re disconnected from the world. They don’t know any better because they’re not exposed to what you are. They don’t know any better because they’re taught to serve rather than to question. The knowledge gap between people that know better and know nothing widens every day. Education and Internet […]
“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.” — Margaret Atwood
“I feel the most satisfied if I work on projects where I know about half of what I’m doing and I don’t know the other half. If I go too much in one direction, meaning if I know too little about something, I get too anxious. And if I know too much about something, I […]
“I need to move because I don’t like writing as an expert. I like writing as an amateur. I like writing as an idiot. It’s much more fun to start in ignorance.” — Michael Pollan