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Insights About The Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg’s thoughts:

Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People.

I found the vitriol towards Jeff Bezos yesterday to be so strange. Here’s a guy that was flipping burgers at McDonalds when he was 16 (because he had too much acne to work at the cash register), and all the guy’s done since was work, and innovate, and reinvest in himself and his company until…
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Karate At The Olympics

“In a Western-style sport, the aim is gaining victory at all costs,” says Thompson. “In Japan, even when you’re sparring, karate is not just about gaining a point—it’s about how you do it.” … “True karate is about competing with yourself, not with other people.”— Karate at the Olympics

Two Simple Rules That Make Saying Yes Harder And Saying No Easier

Don’t say yes on the spot. When you do say yes to something, schedule when you’re going to do it in your calendar right away. Book twice as much time as you think it will take to do it right. Both rules are helpful but the second rule is perhaps more important. Scheduling the work…
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Ryan Lochte Gives Tear-Filled Press Conference After Missing 2021 Olympic Team

As a long-time swim fan, I have watched Ryan Lochte’s career unfold in and out of the pool, as he made a name for himself in the sport of swimming. As a 12-time Olympic medalist, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest swimmers of all-time, second to Michael Phelps who won a total…
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The Man Who Used To Urinate On My Head When I Was In Prison

Nelson Mandela: “After becoming president, I once asked some members of my close protection to walk with me around the city, to have lunch in one of its restaurants. We sat in one of the restaurants in the city centre and all asked for food. After a while the waiter brought us our requests, I noticed…
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Plastic Bags

Obviously, this can be argued in x different ways and the exact data point does not matter, but the point is that a lot of sustainability efforts are window dressing for making people feel better about something pretty ineffective or even harmful. Biggest example is nuclear power plants. Smallest example is plastic straws. The best…
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Curiosity Depends On What You Already Know

Scientists who study the mechanics of curiosity are finding that it is, at its core, a kind of probability algorithm—our brain’s continuous calculation of which path or action is likely to gain us the most knowledge in the least amount of time. Like the links on a Wikipedia page, curiosity builds upon itself, every question…
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