Monthly Rewind: October 2023
Wisdom, Wings & Wizardy
Monthly Rewind is a handpicked recap of last month's highlights at Infinite Loops HQ
"Ideas are useless unless used. The proof of their value is in their implementation. Until then, they are in limbo."
- Theodore Levitt
"Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature; for never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present."
- Walter Landor
"The realist sees reality as concrete. The optimist sees reality as clay."
- Robert Breault
"Art is continually working to take the crust of familiarity off everyday objects."
- Rudolf Arnheim
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Bojan Tunguz: From Physicist to Grandmaster
A life of doing; a life of tinkering.
“In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice, but in practice, there is.”
James Pethokoukis: The Conservative Futurist
Daring to dream of the promised future.
“A well-functioning economic system is a system that turns dreams into physical reality.”
John Fio: The Wizard & The Warrior
An ode to original thought, ideas' power, and magic's presence.
“Just go and challenge anyone, go and teach them how to do an executable task, they will be able to do it. Go and ask them for a world changing idea, and you're going to have a lot harder time getting that out of someone.”
Derek Sivers : How to Become a Picasso; Just Do The Thing
How to do anything you want.
“Physical, observable things are true. Everything else is just a perspective that you can choose to take. Then the way to judge it, if we let go of the word ‘true’ is whether this is useful to me or not.”
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Hmm, that’s interesting! |“a cornucopia of thought-provoking content.”
Welcome to the OSVerse | “The air is tinged with the aroma of exotic fruits and spices, emanating from food stands where 3D printers craft culinary delights adjusted to your diet on demand.”
- ) | “Art’s ironic pragmatism is its potential to look to the creative potential of science, to borrow from and play with its advances, to fulfill the desires of imagination.”
Change Your Focus, Change the Future | “We are deterministic thinkers living in a probabilistic world. Hilarity or tragedy often ensue.”
Are You An Up Wing Thinker? ✈️✈️ | “What if America’s destiny lies not in Left vs. Right but in something else entirely?”
Now Or Never: Why Your Next Action is Everything | “Taking action toward something means aligning yourself with that thing. Write every morning, and you are a writer. Start performing a generous act every day, and suddenly, you are generous.”
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