Compass over Maps

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Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a “now-ist”

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Even though the world is extremely complex, what you need to do is very simple.
I think it’s about stopping this notion that you need to plan everything, you need to stock everything, and you need to be so prepared, and focus on being connected, fully aware, and super present.
So I don’t like the word “futurist.”
I think we should be now-ists.

Commencement speech of Drew Houston at MIT

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Drew Houston is the founder of Dropbox which is one of the game changers.
He gives his cheat sheet for our lives.
1. tennis ball
2. circle
3. 30,000

Tennis ball

Try to find out what we need to be obsessed with.
Be obsessed with solving important problems.
Just like a dog fetching a tennis ball.

Circle

Make a circle of five each of them inspires you to move forward.
The circle pushes you to be better.

30,000

There are 30,000 days in your life.
Now I am 35 which means 35 * 365 = 12775..

Drew Houston commencement speech at MTI

Drew Houston’s Commencement address