A Guinness-branded submarine bar. How about that?
“When it comes to being smart, as Susan Cain pointed out in her book Quiet, people often view ‘first talkers’ as smarter than people who sit back and contemplate. She then went on to explain how Harvard trains people to take fast, decisive action, which supposedly puts introverts at a disadvantage.
“Is it ‘right?’
“But people are people… and as long as people continue to have a bias towards those who talk first, there will always be people who take advantage of it.
“The key is to make sure you’re not someone who’s easily swayed by a first talker.”
Orman Clark’s Classica theme for WordPress is a bit nice.
Advice that’s not new, but clarified: Of course you should write like you speak.
Painters suspended on cables of the Brooklyn Bridge, on October 7, 1914. Eugene de Salignac.
Creative Review’s Patrick Burgoyne asked if it’s time to ditch the pitch. Interesting comment thread.
I like the illustrations Craighton Berman shares on his fueledbycoffee sketchblog.
On referring to YouTube, Facebook, and a host of other companies mentioned in the article, Stijn said:
“It’s not journalism. But you’d be naive if you thought their services aren’t often consumed instead of news. It’s the same kind of functionality in a different package, after all, and that new package happens to be rather attractive a lot of the time.”
Previously: From the reader #9