Clay Shirky on newspapers or really any innovative industry

Vacation time is reading time. And I’ve built up quite a queue of Instapaper articles I needed to get through. As I was moving my archive to DevonThink, in order to be able to consult it quicker, I came across this quite old article by Clay Shirky. Titled “Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable”, Shirky explains … Continue reading Clay Shirky on newspapers or really any innovative industry

About taking notes with pen on paper

I’m probably one of the more technologically inclined people within my environment. I use an iPhone, work quite a lot with an iPad as one of my main tools, communicate on WhatsApp, use markdown as a language to write documents which I export to Microsoft Word for those who have yet to master the art … Continue reading About taking notes with pen on paper

Why this is not 1914 … or is it?

Just read an interesting commentary on the US elections at Project Syndicate by Robert Skidelsky. Thanks to the ever vigilant Duncan Green (@fp2p on Twitter) for spotting it. Titled "Slouching towards Trump", it assesses whether Trump heralds a return to the situation of 1914. It does not according to the author, but it offers interesting … Continue reading Why this is not 1914 … or is it?