"We’ve solved the problems of food, water, shelter, and security for many of us on this side of the planet. Knowing this, the next step of challenges require adding, contributing, and critiquing the fruits of our abundance, those that fall in the categories of the arts, humanities, and technology.

Take the brush, dob it paint, and make your mark. Don’t worry about self-identifying as an artist and all the baggage we’re taught to associate with being one. Just go ahead and do it.”

Quote of the day from Humayun Khan in his article, "Experimenting with your limits"

“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.”

- Steve Jobs

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“"When you wake up, you have this gift of a blank brain. You could fill it with anything. But for most of us, we have this kind of panic. Instead of wondering what should I do, we wonder what did I miss. Its almost like our unconsciousness is a kind of failure and we can’t believe we’ve been offline for eight hours,” he says. It is habits like this that are insidious, not the internet itself. It is a personal thing."”
— From a Quartz interview with author Michael Harris
“Paul’s a perfect intertwining of a pure artist and somebody whose very astute at solving business problems. It’s the marriage of those two things I think, the very very practical, and the artist, that’s unique.”
— Steve Jobs’s reflections on Paul Rand, legendary graphic designer.

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