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10 observations: leaving your job to go create something awesome

darwinapps:

Give enough time for the fog of change, worry, and responsibility to clear and ask yourself: “Would I rather go back to my old job, and tell my team to pack up and do the same”? If you even get to the end of that sentence, go back to your old job. I don’t get anywhere close and doubt you will either.

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《林徽因傳》

很多事,不是我想,就能做到。很多東西,不是我要,就能得到。很多人,不是我留,就能留住。有些人,就像指縫的陽光,溫暖,美好,卻永遠無法抓住。不再掙扎,不再留戀,一個人也很好。時光如水,總是無言。若你安好,便是晴天。--摘自《林徽因傳》

Betteridge’s Law of Headlines

From Wikipedia:

This story is a great demonstration of my maxim that any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word “no”. The reason why journalists use that style of headline is that they know the story is probably bollocks, and don’t actually have the sources and facts to back it up, but still want to run it.

Extraordinary people – Daniel Tammet


Tammet was born and raised in East London, England, the eldest of nine children. He suffered epileptic seizures as a young child, which he subsequently outgrew following medical treatment. At age twenty-five, he would eventually be diagnosed with Asperger syndrome by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of the Autism (Spectrum) Research Centre at Cambridge University[5]. Tammet is one of fewer than a hundred “prodigious savants” according to Dr. Darold Treffert, the world’s leading researcher in the study of savant syndrome