Monday, January 07, 2013

Linkage ‘n stuff

linkageInevitably over the Christmas and New Year holidays, I’ve spent quite a bit of time reading stuff rather than writing stuff or doing stuff so here are a few links I thought were worth sharing.

 

13 Things to remember for 2013 is a lovely post from Documentally. It’s a reminder of the things in our life that really matter and what he’s going to do about it. Well worth a look to inspire you to think about how you want to live your 2013. I know it gave me food for thought and I will be returning to it during the year. http://documentally.com/2012/12/30/13-things-to-remember-for-2013/

Why the past always seems happier than the present http://www.huffingtonpost.com/art-markman-phd/past-less-intense-than-present_b_987726.html?ref=tw I’ve had plenty experiences where I’ve not necessarily enjoyed them that much while they were actually happening, but I have enjoyed them a lot in retrospect. A bit weird that one, but maybe dining out on a story is sometimes more fulfilling?

Note to self: Productivity is about constraints and concentration. http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/productivity-is-about-constraints-and-concentration

The Anti-Social Era – Lessons learned from Vimeo’s founder http://pandodaily.com/2012/11/23/the-anti-social-era-lessons-learned-from-vimeo-founder-jake-lodwick/ There’s some good advice in this post. Worth a look.

Amazon is not a commerce company http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/30/amazon-is-not-a-commerce-company/ The author explains how Amazon is innovating and is a Big Data company and that businesses should be following its strategic path. Big Data seems to have appeared in a whole bunch of 2013 trends posts and when it comes to data crunching, Amazon probably has a head start.