Category Archives: Curation

The Future Earth by Eric Holthaus

Day 142 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  157,000 At the top of my existential crisis list is the climate change dynamic disaster.  To see he who shall not be named ( Tя☭mp), … Continue reading

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What is a book? Part 4: Monetizing

Day 112 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  131,000 “The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.” – Benjamin Disraeli … Continue reading

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What is a book? Part 2: The Form

Day 110 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  129,000 I was beyond ecstatic to be selected as Vice President of Software Engineering for Aldus Corporation in 1990.  I … Continue reading

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What is a book?

Day 109 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  128,000 I love books. From the minute I learned how to read, I surrounded myself with books of all kinds. … Continue reading

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collaborate: create – A Forward Flux Production

In the center of the Fremont Abbey Arts Center Main Floor, a 9 x 12 foot cotton mat is laid out carefully midway through collaborate:create. A young man silently passes a young woman on the mat. This pantomime repeats for several … Continue reading

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The Lost Boy – Living Legacy

“I’ve asked the Chili Boys here tonight to help me tell this story. It’s someone else’s story to be sure but in the telling we’ve now become part of it. We’re now part of the fabric of the thing so … Continue reading

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Breaking the Book – in book form

Sometimes the absurdity of academics cracks me up. I came across a wonderful post this morning about the changing nature of history and the humanities – “Millions of Sources: the disruption of history and the humanities?” Brian Matthews introduced his … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur’s 12 Step Program

With deepest respect to the 12 Step program for recovery, which has meant so much to family members, friends and colleagues in their daily struggle in recovery, I draw from the program to poke a little fun at those of … Continue reading

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Reflecting: I Choose to Begin

Reflecting Reading of the Day: I love all beginnings, despite their anxiousness and their uncertainty, which belong to every commencement. If I have earned a pleasure or a reward, or if I wish that something had not happened; if I … Continue reading

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What does a good one look like?

Whenever we sit down to discuss an existing project or a new concept, my colleague, Scott Parris, pretty quickly asks “what does a good one look like?” Sometimes the question is in relationship to a startup we are working with, … Continue reading

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