Art vs. Reality

Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

I’m a long-time fan of science fiction. Hard science fiction. This means made-up stories that are based in the physical reality as we know it, or within reasonable extrapolation of the boundaries thereof: Magicians, trolls, witches, warlocks and vampires need not apply! (Oh, I enjoyed The Tolkien Trilogy ‘way back when, but that’s not sci-fi.) […]

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Reading

Posted on 18. Nov, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Just a quick one for today, while I compile material for a more-extensive post: “A man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” –Mark Twain, American writer Questions: None. Just think about the ramifications.

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More Signal, Less Noise

Posted on 09. Nov, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

News this week included a report that planet-searchers have found a “super-Earth” orbiting a star just 42 light years from “regular “(but still impressive) Earth. [Given that distance, Bob Murphy, a colleague and friend, has suggested that we name the planet “Douglas Adams”, author of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, in which that number has […]

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