This is a collections of thoughts and images that have engaged my imagination, provoked a thought or inspired me.

18th July 2014

Quote reblogged from Gradness Madness with 206 notes

You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.
— John Wooden (via chaseworlds)

Source: chaseworlds

18th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Emergent Futures Tumblelog with 56 notes

emergentfutures:

FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind


Full Story: Mashable

emergentfutures:

FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

Full Story: Mashable

16th July 2014

Post reblogged from Gradness Madness with 6 notes

gradnessmadness:

"We do not learn from our experiences; we learn by reflecting on our experiences.”
 
John Dewey

11th July 2014

Quote reblogged from Close your eyes, clear your heart, let it go... with 12,605 notes

And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
— Paulo Coelho (via creatingaquietmind)

11th July 2014

Quote reblogged from Close your eyes, clear your heart, let it go... with 12,605 notes

And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
— Paulo Coelho (via creatingaquietmind)

11th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Emergent Futures Tumblelog with 263 notes

futurescope:

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020
Based on this report from the Institute for the Future.

futurescope:

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020

Based on this report from the Institute for the Future.

Source: futurescope

11th July 2014

Post reblogged from Emergent Futures Tumblelog with 24 notes

Insurance companies create the Internet of Things You Can’t Get Away From

mostlysignssomeportents:

When people who don’t agree to bug themselves with devices that snitch on their habits and foibles to insurers are charged huge premiums for their “choice,” is it really a choice at all?

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Source: mostlysignssomeportents

11th July 2014

Quote reblogged from fotojournalismus with 8,459 notes

We Palestinians don’t talk about fear, we talk about death. Our rockets scare them; their rockets kill us. We have no bomb shelters, we have no sirens, we have nowhere we can take our children and keep them safe. They are scared. We are dying.
— Mohammed al-Khoudry, Palestinian farmer (via fotojournalismus)

Source: thebowspring

6th July 2014

Quote reblogged from Stowe Boyd with 202 notes

In the United States, our findings indicate, the majority does not rule. When a majority of citizens disagrees with economic elites and/or with organized interests, they generally lose. Moreover, because of the strong status quo bias built into the U.S. political system, even when fairly large majorities of Americans favor policy change, they generally do not get it.

Martin Gilens and Benjamin J. Page cited in Are Cities Laboratories for the Future of Democracy? by Drew Reed

(via stoweboyd)

Source: thisbigcity.net

6th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Close your eyes, clear your heart, let it go... with 117 notes