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10 Books That Have Influenced Me

My wheels have been turning all week since I read Peter Levine’s list of ten books that influenced him. I like the exercise of putting together such lists to help consider things that have been meaningful to us. It was … Continue reading

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Focus in an Age of Distraction

There’s no small irony that I lost track of the trail hiking down Mount Watatic as I was pondering the Innovation HUB show “Our Multitasking Romance” on WGBH Radio. I’d been listening to the discussion, hosted by Kara Miller, about … Continue reading

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Freedom

I originally wrote this on my Social Capital Inc. blog┬áduring the height of the 2011 protests in Egypt. Reading Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom was interesting in this context. I re-published last year of the Fourth of July. Interesting to look at … Continue reading

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What Technology Wants: Big Ideas & Neat Nuggets

This week I finished What Technology Wants by Wired Co-Founder Kevin Kelly, and had a chance to chat with him and other readers on a Google Hangout. Pretty fun version of a book club! This book is a sweeping discussion … Continue reading

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