An excerpt from What the Dog Saw by Malcom Gladwell, via Delancey Place. An interesting examination of fashion, and how the level of self-augmentation we take for granted today wasn’t always the norm. “In 1956, when Shirley Polykoff was a junior copywriter at Foote, Cone & Belding, she was given the Clairol account. The product … More Does she or doesn’t she?
How a continual lack of focus prevents us from applying ourselves to important tasks and allows us to be controlled. People in the modern world are bombarded daily by information. Huge quantities of data are being consumed, from books to television, magazines, radio and the ubiquitous data provider, the internet. Even walking in downtown areas … More A Lack of Focus
This is a facinating and insightful video about the distorted view of beauty today. A previous post of mine touched on this, but I think the point is expressed far more eloquently here. I know it’s a commercial, technically, but it’s still interesting.