There’s no way that saving 10% of the world while destroying 90% of it turns into anything close to a net positive.
My purpose in writing this isn’t to make you feel bad. You obviously already do. As my grandfather once told me, you don’t need to push a stone that’s rolling downhill. My purpose in writing this is to give you good news. And here it is. If you are looking to make a difference in the world, you are already in the place you need to be. You don’t need to go anywhere else.Mike Monteiro
We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.Carl Sagan
But as the discussion around the negative impacts of internet thinking picks up pace, I hope we can create a new awareness ofKai Brach
what the internet does to uswhat we as designers, developers, and entrepreneurs do to each other.
A simple and realistic hack list: Work hard. Be nicer to people than you need to be. Realize that luck is real and under-observed, so be careful treating actions as a direct cause of both success and failure.@collabfund
A young fellow finds himself stumbling upon an ordinary flashlight that allows him to explore other places. Unexpected Discoveries reminds us to always be present. You never know what is around the corner or what is directly in front of you.
create a giving portfolio. Here in Australia, there is a platform called MyCause. You can choose from 2000 charities and make regular donations to the causes you believe in through one simple interface. You’re able to adjust the mix and the amount of your portfolio any time depending on what issues need your support most urgently. I’m sure there is a similar tool in your country. In the US, I know of one called Givolio which works similarly.
It’s one small step that everyone with a bit of disposable income can take. For me, my giving portfolio is a little hack that helps me offset some of the helplessness and anger I get from social media.