1000 True Fans
In a creative world.
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📕 Book of The week
Body Language Book by Allan Pease
Body Language - How to read others' thoughts by their gestures is a best-selling book by Allan Pease, first published in 1981. It has been superseded by his 2004 book The Definitive Book of Body Language: The Secret Meaning Behind People's Gestures.
🗨️Quote worth sharing
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”– Mark Twain
“A journey of a thousand leagues begins beneath one’s feet.”– Lao Tzu
🖼️ Picture worth sharing
The zettelkasten method is made up of interlinking of notes and categorizing with tags. This is used as a note-taking system to well manage the information. This was used to curate information to enhance workflow and creativity. (Tweet Here)
The 'Master of Horror' Stephen King has been one of the most prolific writers in the horror genre. His books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide, inspiring numerous film adaptations such as "The Shining", "Misery" and the upcoming "It: Chapter Two". For decades, King has managed to create some of the most iconic and haunting stories ever to come out of the genre. Which raises the question: How does he do it? —Insider Youtube descrption
Most people think being smart is about having more facts. Trivia shows like Jeopardy! epitomize this view of knowledge. The smartest people are the people with the most names, dates, and places stored away inside their minds.
This is probably the least important and useful part of learning though. Instead of facts, I’d prefer to focus on knowledge that acts as tools. The more you have, the more ways you can approach different problems.
In his classic 2008 essay “1000 True Fans,” Kevin Kelly predicted that the internet would transform the economics of creative activities
Kelly’s vision was that the internet was the ultimate matchmaker, enabling 21st-century patronage. Creators, no matter how seemingly niche, could now discover their true fans, who would in turn demonstrate their enthusiasm through direct financial support.
Question of this week
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