Designing corporate culture through architecture, physical and social.
The explicit discrimination in seeking a corporate “culture fit”.
If you love it, keep it. If you don’t, don’t. Make room for the things you love.
Words: Squash vs Quash You squash bugs. You quash rumors. ———— Change: “The about-to-launch campaign was also squashed by Mayor Boris Johnson.” ———— Technically squash can be used in place of quash (to put an end to; suppress). But isn’t it nicer to make the distinction?
Science fiction is defined by a spirit of curiosity in a story where everything is just enough different that your initial biases are suspended and you, the reader, become alert to possibility.
迷 Three random incidents this week wove themselves together under the theme of “lost”. I. In one of my Japanese lessons, the vocabulary list included the word for enigma, puzzle, or riddle: nazo 謎 「なぞ」。 When I looked up the kanji, it turned out to be rather arcane (that is, not in the standard school set). On the left-side, is the radical “word” (to say). On the right side is
In the last couple of years have I become more systematic in trying to synthesize my “highlighted” passages by trying to summarize them, paraphrase them, or otherwise actively engage with my reading.