Public Notes


Recent Activity

  • Marcel shared from Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
    To ensure quality, then, excellence must be an earned word, attributed by others to us, not proclaimed by us about ourselves. It
  • Marcel shared from Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
    So, when our two like-minded overlords demanded a list of names of people to lay off, Alvy and I gave them two: his and mine. That temporarily halted that plan, but as we headed into 1985, I was keenly aware that if we weren’t sold off, and fast, we could be shut down at any moment.
    Note: Ballsy.
  • Marcel shared from Rivers of London: 1 (PC Peter Grant Book) by Ben Aaronovitch
    I checked with the doctors on my way out – the missing penis had never been found.
    Note: Hihi.
  • Marcel shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    Jobs also decided to bring his son Reed, then a high school senior, back with him from Hawaii. “I’m going to be in meetings 24/7 for probably two days and I want you to be in every single one because you’ll learn more in those two days than you would in two years at business school,” he told him. “You’re going to be in the room with the best people in the world making really tough decisions and get to see how the sausage is made.” Jobs got a little misty-eyed when he recalled the experience. “I would go through that all again just for that opportunity to have him see me at work,”...
  • Marcel shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    So one day Jobs decreed that henceforth the Macintosh should be known instead as the Bicycle. This did not go over well.
(Hamburg, Germany)
Marcel Wichmann
Web Page: http://UARRR.org