Robots can bring us together (and make you smarter)
I loved chatting with Dr. Heather Knight for Magenta. She's a social roboticist — she works on technology that brings people together and improves communication. Her approach to research and doing long, sustained creative work is relatable to people in every industry. Here's a sampling of my favorite quotes, and you can find the entire interview over yonder.
Watch the endpoints
You have to choose those goals and celebrate those successes and not obsess over failures in a single day.
Lessons from Stephen King
As long as you’re also making an effort along the way, and developing that kind of discipline and practice, then it’s not about celebrating your failures, it’s about celebrating the audacity to try.
On facing rejection
There was one professor at Princeton who published a resume of all his failures. Everyone who’s ever done anything exciting has a list like that.