The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on the right solely on its quality. His procedure was simple: on the final day… Continue reading The ceramics te…
NOTE FROM SKIMM HQ: Yesterday we made a big mistake. We said “Your” when we meant to say “You’re.” Are thoughts our with all those affected by this tragedy. (We kid) Why the Daily Skimm is one of the best consolidated news sources out there; they know their audience and play to it appropriately while… Continue reading
Gmail being down feels scarier than expected. Realizations: I am so used to having it passively open at all times that I feel disconnected and anxious when it goes away. There is so much personal history / record-keeping on it that if something ever were to happen with gmail, I would lose that life data.… Continue reading
Failure is great. It’s really scary, but it’s totally worth it, because you can’t succeed at these exponential levels until you dramatically fail. Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter
Thanks for this wise thought, Kasper Hauser. Y’all are wicked smart…. let’s really dissect this one shall we? When it comes to group work and collaboration, rare is the person who is successful 100% of the time. Therefore, they will fail some of the time. But why can’t that failure be awesome (and healthy!) like… Continue reading failure is good (and tough) …like kale!