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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#60)

Learned last week: St Andrews is cold, the power of great feedback, concierge car buying, and more.

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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#59)

Learned last week: No one can explain flying, how to not take things personally, icebreaker questions, and more.

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Art Misc

Surrounded by smiles and good humor

Raw Spirit by Iain Banks is a book about Scotch, but there are so many anecdotes and side-stories sprinkled throughout, it’s better described as a book about driving, cars, friendships, getting older, music, war, politics, Scotland AND whisky. This bit from the book came to mind today and stuck with me: …when you drive an […]

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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#58)

Learned last week: Prince’s genius was deep, percentages are reversible, a useful filter for saying no, and much more.

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Art

Signs of life

Something inspired by the great short story “The Great Silence” by Ted Chiang, from his most recent collection of short stories: Exhalation. Also, this is my first time using a Pigma Brush pen I picked up in Amsterdam. Every parrot has a unique call that it uses to identify itself; biologists refer to this as […]