Robots, gratitude, and how to start your morning.
- Gratitude is the New Willpower by David DeSteno: In this fascinating article, David DeSento explores the power of gratitude and its effect on our decisions. I love the idea that intentionally being grateful can not only bring us peace, but can make us more patient and lead us toward wiser decisions.
- Copy, Transform, and Combine: Where Ideas Come From by 99U / Kirby Ferguson: I love this TED Talk by Kirby Ferguson and his ideas about creativity. I think every creative, artist, and entrepreneur would benefit from embracing the remix.
- You’re Waking Up Wrong by Rebecca Greenfield: This is another article that addresses our addiction to email, and offers a great way to deal with its oppression – ignoring our smartphones for the first part of our morning, filling the time with activities that give our days the kind of start we need to be highly productive. I personally can’t be reminded of the importance of this discipline enough.
- Robots Love Ice Cream: I’m not a big gamer but my good friends over atDragon Army released their first game this week and I’ve been addicted ever since! I mean, what’s not to love about a game where you can save the universe with weaponized ice cream?!
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