July 4th, 2011Quote of the week
Once in a while, someone will say something that’s so self-evidently true, and so unexpected, that you’ll spend the rest of your life working through its implications.
Read in the GuardianTags: Cory Doctorow, the Guardian
June 23rd, 2011Quote of the week
Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.
Go for Excellence, sweetie. It’s not a crowded field.
It’s from Aunt Lola on Twitter. She’s older than you and she knows better.Tags: Twitter
January 4th, 2011Quote of the week
The euro blogo/twitter/facebook sphere is a resonance chamber for sufficiently switched on EU institution actors to assess just how hollow their words can sound.
Can Web 2.0 help save the EU from itself?, posted on the IABC’s Ning
Next Web2EU event is on 17 February. Are you coming? Web2EU is where EU geeks meet – and where the EU Girl Geeks actually met in real life for the first time.Tags: Brussels, Web2EU
December 19th, 2010Quote of the week
The day my kids will have understood that failing is not a bad thing as long as you learn from it and try again, I just know they will be the next generation of innovators.
Found on the website of Butterfly EuropeTags: Innovation, Women
Facebook and Twitter have found a sizable niche: people who have something to say, but either are content to say it only to their friends, or don’t need more than 140 characters to express it.
Mixed Media, How Facebook and Twitter Are Replacing Blogging
Found on Twitter thanks to @princess_misiaTags: Blogging, Facebook, Statistics, Technocrati, Twitter
October 21st, 2010Quote of the week
The word alcohol – al kohl – is Arabic in origin, like many other words that begin with “al,” like algebra, algorithm, alchemy, and Al Gore.
The article in which I found this quote is worth a read: Why Intelligent People Drink More AlcoholTags: Alcohol, Intelligence, Languages, Psychology
Everything I like is either illegal, immoral, or fattening.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
August 2nd, 2010Quote of the week
Tags: Passion, Philosophy, Reason
The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know.