Love this quote:
“At this period … of wreck and ruin, the one power that can save, can heal, can fortify, is clear and intelligent thought,” the editors of The New Republic wrote in 1915, in a promotional letter to its first subscribers “to state again the general purposes of the paper.”
Some deep stuff here:
In love with this idea:
The Curious City team has collected thousands of questions from Chicago residents in the field, via a toll-free number and online via their custom-built platform. The public gets to vote on what questions journalists pursue, and the Curious City team brings the public into the reporting project along the way.
One more on listening:
Love the quote in it. So damn true: “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” — Stephen R. Covey
Before you start a business, read this:
An Oklahoman doing amazing things:
John Sutter is someone who grew up in Oklahoma who is a columnist at CNN. But not like a usual boring columnist. He is a columnist who reports. And writes. And does amazing documentaries.
He is taking on a new question: Is child poverty inevitable? Here is his intro and where you can follow the series. This guy gets it.
You want inspiration? You think what you create has value?
Meet the guy who got 1,000 people to pay him 10 bucks a month for his thoughts.
A headline you will read twice:
Football Is a Moral Abomination.
“Can you point to another industry in America which in the course of doing business maims a third of its employees? This is untenable.”
This guy will change society more in the next 50 years than anyone else:
Another way to think about what you create:
Now THIS is a mantra I love:
On top of the Andreessen Horowitz website: “Software is eating the world.”
He’s smaller than Taylor Swift in today’s world (but maybe not in stadium shows):
For the Star Wars fan:
This trend is getting bigger by the day:
I don’t like Alec Baldwin, but he can interview people:
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