I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be...– Aldous Huxley
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.– Henry Ford
TED Talk from @TEDchris: How web video is powering global innovation (and social change). TED’s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness. And...
We must progress to the stage of doing all the right things for all the right...– Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller
Interested in #sustainability, #innovation or #design? Highly recommend the next Social Innovation Barcamp Sydney #sibsyd Sat 6 Nov if you’re keen to learn, share, contribute or collaborate. http://socialinnovationbarcamp.org/ http://bit.ly/9I7j4V
Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about...– Erica Jong - How to Save Your Own Life Submitted by: staceyblah (via quote-book)
The future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed (yet). -> Amazing TED Talk by Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology. At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A,...
How many times do we lose an occasion for soul work by leaping ahead to final...– Thomas Moore (via thelittlesea)
Zen Story: The finger is not the moon.
The nun Wu Jincang asked the Sixth Patriach Huineng, “I have studied the Mahaparinirvana sutra for many years, yet there are many areas i do not quite understand. Please enlighten me.” The patriach responded, “I am illiterate. Please read out the characters to me and perhaps i will be able to explain the meaning.” Said the nun, “You cannot even recognize the...
Ever afraid to make a choice? Thought provoking TED Talk from Sheena Iyengar: The art of choosing. How we make choices and how we feel about the choices we make. Iyengar talks about both trivial choices (Coke vs Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising attitudes and assumptions about our decisions and ability to choose. Interesting and...