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  • Gardo shared from Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science by Michael Nielsen
    the first time in my life that I heard a scientist speaking informally was when I was 16. It changed my life.
    Note: Cc @kreshleman #vcuqep @drdanielledick #FxD15
  • Gardo shared from Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science by Michael Nielsen
    What’s important then is that blogs make it possible for anyone with an internet connection to get an informal, rapid-fire glimpse into the minds of many of the world’s scientists.
    Note: #FxD15 @kreshleman @danielledick #vcualtlab #vcuqep
  • Gardo shared from The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
    as Simone Weil expressed it so beautifully: “The same words [e.g., a man says to his wife, “I love you”] can be commonplace or extraordinary according to the manner in which they are spoken. And this manner depends on the depth of the region in a man’s being from which they proceed without the will being able to do anything. And by a marvelous agreement they reach the same region in him who hears them. Thus the hearer can discern, if he has any power of discernment, what is the value of the words.”[10]
  • Gardo shared from The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
    He had an abnormally high level of immunity to frustration. So he persevered, testing that hazy borderline between persistence and cluelessness, remaining placid as problems bombarded him.
  • Gardo shared from The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
    The design of the Internet and the Web is a search for a set of rules which will allow computers to work together in harmony, and our spiritual and social quest is for a set of rules which allow people to work together in harmony.