Robert Gibson

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Murmuration (Official Video) by Sophie Windsor Clive & Liberty Smith

Tina Brown On The Dark Side Of Innovation And Progress

Renee Montagne talks with Tina Brown, editor of <i>The Daily Beast</i>, for the <i>Morning Edition</i> regular feature, "Word of Mouth." Brown has three reads looking at the dark side to notions of innovation and progress.<p>Transcript<p>RENE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Let's hear, now, from Tina Brown, with us once again for Word …

A dialogue with Dutilleux | Classical

Rating:<p><b>10 years ago, Roger Nichols met Henri Dutilleux. At 90, the composer was as busy and in demand as ever, and showed no sign of slowing down for</b> …

Elliott Carter: music of storms and stillness

Writing about music is like writing about wine. A million words about tobacco notes or the slate slopes of the Mosel will miss the point that human beings have been drinking it for 7,000 years to get drunk, that rationality, perception, propriety, insight, libido, our whole relationship with …

This Is Water: David Foster Wallace on Life

On September 12, 2008, David Foster Wallace took his own life, becoming a kind of patron-saint of the “tortured genius” myth of creativity. Just three years prior to his suicide, he stepped onto the podium at Kenyon College and delivered one of the most timeless graduation speeches of all time — …

A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design

I like hands!

Rolling Island

National Orchestral Institute

National Orchestral Institute

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

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White Boy Beats: Why You Should Read David Foster Wallace's Book on Rap

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>David Foster Wallace knew about Wittgenstein, Frege — and Ice T. Just republished by Little, Brown,</i> …

The End Of Advertising As We Know It–And What To Do Now

AKQA’s Rei Inamoto argues that the thing we call advertising is over and offers four guidelines for moving into the next era, when 365-day connection, people-focused stories, and business invention will be key.<p>“How are we supposed to judge a creative idea versus a product idea?”<p>This was a question …

Is Flipboard a partner or a competitor for publishers and content creators? Yes

Flipboard has always had a somewhat double-edged relationship with the publishers who create the bulk of the content that flows through its apps: it …

Craft a Sustainable Career

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. Year after year, you perform work that makes full use of your skills and challenges you to develop new ones. Your work not only interests you, it gives you a sense of meaning. You enjoy opportunities for learning and development. You work with …

How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives: Annie Dillard on Choosing Presence Over Productivity

The meaning of life has been pondered by such literary icons as Leo Tolstoy (1904), Henry Miller (1918), Anaïs Nin (1946), Viktor Frankl (1946), Italo Calvino (1975), and David Foster Wallace (2005). And though some have argued that today’s age is one where “the great dream is to trade up from …

How To Not Be A Slave To Technology

The way we work just isn't working. Perhaps nobody knows this better than Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project and author of Be Excellent At Anything, who has built his career around transforming the way we live, work and use our energy.<p>In our "culture of distraction," many of us live and work …

Order Within Chaos

<i>By Giles Hutchins</i><p>The nature of change itself is transforming. Organizations are now increasingly exposed to dynamic change: change upon change upon …

Creating Local Impact: Connecting Social Business With Economic Development

<i>By Ron Schultz</i><p>Studies from Harvard, MIT, the HIP Investor, and dozens more demonstrate the positive economic impact implementing environmental and …

Six Fundamentals Every Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

As an entrepreneur who founded and runs a successful and growing business, Getaroom, I see many entrepreneurs with great ideas but no clue how the business will be profitable. For certain websites or apps, if the idea is good enough you can get lucky and sell the business after you get a spike in …

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King of the River - 70.07

Hear introductory remarks by Stanley Kunitz (in RealAudio).<p>Go to "A Visionary Poet at Ninety" in the June, 1996, issue of <i>The Atlantic Monthly.</i><p>Go to:<br>An Audible Anthology <br>Poetry Pages<p>If the water were clear enough,<br>if the water were still,<br>but the water is not clear,<br>the water is not still,<br>you would see …

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