How our world gets better
Why it is time to stop thinking of writing as a profession.
Presented at the ReWork tech summit on19.21.13
Asks the Brainpicker.
Which made me want to give my answer, just quickly, before I go to bed.
Digital technology allows us to lose ourselves in ever more immersive fantasy worlds. But what are we fleeing from?
Ramadan is about learning self-discipline. Many people could do with that lesson.
There’s a simple way to break Amazon’s growing monopoly of the book trade.
Sometime in the last year or so I realised that my entire professional life fitted inside my laptop.
There’s nothing new about getting well paid to help the rich get richer.
Most people have trouble telling their story. Explaining what you do, why you do and what’s awesome about it succinctly is hard.
High street bookshops maye soon be a distant memory.
Nothing in publishing means what it says. Especially book reviews and the stuff they put in blurbs.
Technology can give us the power of gods, but can it help us become more human?
Congratulations on your recent purchase of Goodreads.
Extracted from Can a creator culture save us? published in Aeon magazine.
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