Posts Tagged ‘Albert Einstein’

The Social Life of Information: A book review by Bob Morris

The Social Life of Information
John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Harvard Business Review Press (March 2017)

How and why “the ability of information and its technologies [continue] to change the social world for the better”

This is an updated edition of a book first published … READ MORE

Igor Stravinsky: Anatomy of Creativity

Creating Minds is one of the most enjoyable as well as one of the most informative books I have ever read. Recently, I re-read it and enjoyed it even more.

I have long admired Howard Gardner’s research on multiple … READ MORE

The Effective Executive: A book review by Bob Morris

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
Peter F. Drucker
HarperBusiness (January 2017)

How and why, “like every other discipline, effectiveness can be learned and must be earned”

This is the 50th … READ MORE

The New York Times Book of Science: A book review by Bob Morris

The New York Times Book of Science: More than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage
David Corcoran, Editor
Sterling Publishing Group (2015)

How “progress in science extends the reach of certainty into precisely articulated realms of uncertainty”

In the Foreword, Brian Greene observes, “We scientists … READ MORE

Pablo Picasso: Anatomy of Creativity


Creating Minds
is one of the most enjoyable as well as one of the most informative books I have ever read. Recently, I re-read it and enjoyed it even more.

I have long admired Howard Gardner’s research on … READ MORE

The Story of Western Science: A book review by Bob Morris

story-of-western-scienceThe Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory
Susan Wise Bauer
W.W. Norton & Company (2015)

“Life is short, and Art long, the crisis fleeting; experience is perilous, and decisions difficult.” Hippocrates

There are hundreds of co-authors of the … READ MORE

Albert Einstein: Anatomy of Creativity


Creating Minds
is one of the most enjoyable as well as one of the most informative books I have ever read. Recently, I re-read it and recommend it even more enthusiastically now.
I have long admired Howard Gardner’s research on multiple intelligences which he discusses … READ MORE

Alex Shalman’s Favorite Inspirational Quotations

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As a this New Year evolves, you may find many of these observations of special interest and value.

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy … READ MORE

Sigmund Freud: Anatomy of Creativity


Creating Minds
is one of the most enjoyable as well as one of the most informative books I have ever read. Recently, I re-read it and recommend it even more enthusiastically now.

I have long admired Howard Gardner’s research on multiple intelligences which he discusses in … READ MORE

45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults

twainOne of our three sons, Geoffrey, introduced me to an especially interesting website — All That Is Interesting (ati) — at which the resources include Chris Altman’s “45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults.”

For example:

“The trouble ain’t there is too many fools, but that the … READ MORE

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