She’s got mad skills.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
“I don’t want to say ‘I wish’. I want to say ‘Damn, that was awesome!’”
The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
I’m reblogging this from Fast Company - fascinating use of twitter to predict food price fluctuations and head off disaster.
How The UN’s New Data Lab In Indonesia Uses Twitter To Preempt Disaster
Predictive disaster relief is the goal, says Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of the UN’s Global Pulse initiative, and Twitter data may be the key. The program uses social network analysis to study living conditions throughout the world and preempt crises. “We found that a combination of food words and mood state was able to predict the consumer price index several weeks ahead,” says Kirkpatrick.
A man is never more a man than when he embraces an adventure beyond his control, or when he walks into a battle he isn’t sure of winning.