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The 35-Second Aha! Moment
Every Monday, we're rounding up the things, small and big, that make us stop and think. Today, we're inspired by...
"I can only say that these computers coaxed out of me an expansiveness the typewriter never did."
-Novelist Gish Jen, on the impact Apple computers had on her writing life
"Because at the end of the day, your kids don’t care about the square footage of your home, the size of your stock portfolio, or the brand of your car. They just want unconditional love--and happy parents."
-New York City parenting coach Natalie Nevares
"I realized that I had carved up the entire day into five-minute units of efficiency, and I was appalled...and I'm wondering, How do you use time in your life?"-author Alan Lightman (thanks to Brainpicker's 7 Anthologies of Interviews)
And, in related news: "There are so many trails we leave through the world," says [Jonathan] Wegener. "I wanted to make them interesting to you again."-- in Clive Thompson's article on "memory engineering," on efforts to help us all recall more of the moments in our past
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