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Legalize Jaywalking – When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals NYT

“Those humans in Los Angeles who began walking a second or two after the light was blinking were, after all, violating the “Vehicle Code.” Note that cars, apparently, do not violate a “Human Code.”

When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals – NYTimes.com.

29 groovy pics of Andrew Spear’s art

Orlando street artist Andrew Spear’s recent murals.

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Orlando Weekly Photo Galleries – 29 groovy pics of Andrew Spear’s art.

3 Paths Toward A More Creative Life

 

Leading a creative life is increasingly the path people are choosing, for good reason. In an era of volatility, uncertainty, chaos, and ambiguity, being creative is perhaps the best way to navigate your career and succeed. It gives you the right skill set and mindset.

3 Paths Toward A More Creative Life | Co.Design | business + design.

McLuhan medium message via Liquid Information

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medium is the message – world bank t-shirt print 

“The new media are not bridges between man and nature; they are nature.” 1969 – Marshall McLuhan

Edited by Eric McLuhan & Frank Zingrone “Essential McLuhan” Routledge 1997 ISBN 0-415-16245-9 page 272

McLuhan: Quotes via liquidinformation
more Marshall McLuhan on Wikipedia

Illustration by Paul Sahre
via All Is Fair in Love and Twitter – NYTimes.com

Illustration by Paul Sahre

But in Silicon Valley, luck can be a euphemism for something more sinister. Twitter wasn’t exactly conceived in a South Park playground, and it certainly wasn’t solely Dorsey’s idea.

‘Bleeding Edge,’ by Thomas Pynchon – NYTimes.com

Mario Wagner for New York Times

Mario Wagner for New York Times

‘Bleeding Edge,’ by Thomas Pynchon – NYTimes.com.

Kerouac’s Mexico – NYTimes.com

Castilla Beach in Mazatlán

Castilla Beach in Mazatlán

Kerouac’s Mexico – NYTimes.com

Sign of the Times | The Virtues of Fine in the Age of Awesome

Not a bad world is it? - Ed Ruscha

Sign of the Times | The Virtues of Fine in the Age of Awesome – Andrew O’Hagan / NYTimes.com.

Our Sickly Political System – New York Times

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Ted Cruz and the shutdown are symptoms of a bigger disease
Our Sickly Political System
New York Times, October 6, 2013

Why We’re Shutting Off Our Comments | Popular Science

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“Starting today, PopularScience.com will no longer accept comments on new articles. Here’s why…  Even a fractious minority wields enough power to skew a reader’s perception of a story.”
Why We’re Shutting Off Our Comments | Popular Science.

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