philosophy

philosophy

By Trent Gilliss April 08, 2014

The seventh of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on respecting eccentricity.

By Trent Gilliss July 01, 2013

A thoughtful meditation by a craftsman-philosopher who contemplates the human condition through the building of simple, hand-tooled coffins.

December 22, 2011

Web 2.0 conference/San Francisco, Nov 2008 - 08The following three points from the Harvard Business Review could just as well be applied as an operating motto for one’s personal life and not just for business networking, non?

  • Revise your conference calendar.
  • Talk to the loners.
  • Find diversity within.

Photo by Ed Yourdon/Flickr, cc by-sa 2.0


April 08, 2011

Our robotic moment? Perhaps we need to be asking better questions of ourselves rather than the more simplistic ones when it comes to thinking about our relationship with technology.

October 08, 2010

Robert Sapolsky asserts that humans have one trait that best defines and distinguishes us from other species: the ability to hold two contradictory ideas in our head, and yet continue on in the face of it.

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