Sunday, September 30, 2007

Like the wind

there is a large price for flying
for never getting too attached
never getting too comfortable
but why is it then
that i still find it easier to leave
than clip my precious wings

Thursday, September 27, 2007

WoW economics

In China, there are tens of thousands of gaming sweatshops that hire people to play games like World of Warcraft and Lineage. The gaming workers kill monsters and loot treasures for 10-12 hours a day to produce virtual assets that are exported all over the world...more here

A video snippet

Struggeling with motivation?

Winston Churchill failed sixth grade. He was subsequently defeated in every election for public office until he became Prime Minister at the age of 62. He later wrote,

"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never, Never, Never, Never give up." (his capitals, mind you)

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

New Oliver Sacks!

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Before Sunrise (1995)

Before Sunrise (1995)
"I believe if there's any kind of God it wouldn't be in any of us, not you or me but just this little space in between. If there's any kind of magic in this world it must be in the attempt of understanding someone sharing something. I know, it's almost impossible to succeed but who cares really? The answer must be in the attempt. "

Monday, September 10, 2007

Have you read this story?

Friday, September 07, 2007

Empty handed again

... and I can't pretend I don't miss you ...

This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver. Friedrich Nietzsche