A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s heaven for?
Robert Browning (1812-1889) - The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, “Andrea del Sarto,” line 98, The Modern Library, NY, NY, 1934
This is truly unbelievable: Lego has built a 1:1 scale model of the X-Wing fighter using an astounding 5,335,200 bricks! It’s as big as the real thing, capable of fitting the real Luke Skywalker—and Porkins.
New summer project idea.
For years Lady Doyle was his constant companion, accompanying him on all his travels. It was to her the dying novelist spoke his last words.
“You are wonderful,” he said with a smile.
The original New York Times obituary for Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born on May 22, 1859, who died of a heart attack on July 7, 1930.
Honor him with a wonderful read on how to think like Sherlock Holmes.
Happy birthday, Sir Doyle.
The most endearing thing a brand can do these days is reveal that there are humans inside.
This quirk is as good a sign as any that brands as we know them are increasingly obsolete. Their future is as a brand/human cyborg, more akin to a sports star playing for a team than as a pure icon.
I’ve been getting some nice feedback from folks that are enjoying this series of guest posts about the “why” founders create their companies. So I’m going to keep going with them. Here are earlier posts about Skillshare, Runkeeper and thePlatform)Today, I’m going to introduce you…
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