Things come apart
Ego doesn't take pauses -
Tim Cook is one of those rare people who stop and think before speaking. Standing in the same room with him I realized that he’s comfortable with silence as long as that silence is productive and appropriate. He’s not like other tech execs who ramble almost immediately and incoherently at any question lobbed at them, as if doing so will convince others they know everything about everything.
Tim Cook is a person who has confidence in his position as a leader, sans ego. Ego doesn’t take pauses. It’s rapid-fire. And it’s that confidence and lack of ego that allows him the time to examine the issues and questions at hand, no matter how lowly or silly others may think them, and address them appropriately.
Snow and glasses
kottke.org: The seven-minute workout -
According to science, you can achieve the results of a long run and a visit to weight room by doing “12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall.” And the whole thing only takes seven minutes.
“There’s very good evidence” that high-intensity interval training provides “many of…
More pictures, less words with Picture Cook, an upcoming diagrammatic recipe book.
Apple stock manipulation -
But Apple’s stock crash has a different feel, in my opinion. It feels like hedge funds and other large entities are playing a different game with the most valuable company in the world. And the people who don’t realize that are on the losing side of that game, and will remain there.
Stock markets are a gamble, where the big fish consume individual punters.
Only dead fish swim with the stream. — Malcolm Muggeridge