Sometimes the best thing you can do for an idea is to not touch it for a while, giving it a chance to simmer or ferment. When stuck, a solution might appear once you've given yourself enough distance and perhaps focused on other things—similar to 'shower thoughts', but in
I have been satisfied with various versions of my productivity trinity since the late 2000s: developing reflexes to note things down as they occur, put them where I'm likely to encounter them again, and deal with them at the appropriate moment; this served me well for to-dos, writing, programming, and
I often say that formally studying music "broke my soul into a thousand pieces which I'm slowly putting back together again". It has been a process for me to make more music, feel comfortable with performing and improvising as well as thinking about composition. This performance of some improvisation and
This is a term describing the high proliferation of music schools that train students to become professionals in a field with few opportunities for work, which leads to the proposed solution of higher education for these students so that they can teach the next generation to begin the cycle anew.
Communities all over the world are being divided according to their polital ideologies. Despite intentions that 'technology will bring us closer together', the echo chambers fueled by social networks, mainstream media, and divisive politicians, are not helping us collectively advance on impactful and existential issues like inequality, injustice, and climate
Divide social activity in digital spaces into two categories: discussion and reference. Most activity is discussion: news or blog updates, shared links, forum discussions, microblogging hot takes, comments, private or group messages, livestreaming, newsletters. They speak to a particular moment in time. Examples of reference can include: wikis, git repositories,