Notes From An Emergency

And please regulate, regulate, regulate this industry, while you can.

Maciej Cegłowski

Nicola D’Agostino linked to me to the text version of Maciej Ceglowski talk given on May 10, 2017, at the re:publica conference in Berlin.

Worth every second the time you’ll need to read this … especially if, like me, you live in Europe, and then share it everywhere you can!

tips to read more

Don’t force yourself to finish an entire book. If you’ve already learned one big thing from it, don’t feel obligated to read all the way to the end.

Don’t stop reading because you disagree with something. Exposing yourself to a diverse array of ideas and opinions is essential for growth.

Keep your ego out of it. Remember that reading isn’t a competition: the goal is self-betterment, not reading more books than someone else.

Re-read books you felt strongly about. Whether you loved them or hated them, read them again and see if you missed anything the first time.


I’m basically ‘stealing’ this post from a 2019’s post from one of my olderst friends on the web. Basically to keep a reminder for myself…