5 Share Friday 22 Feb 2019

Quote I’m pondering this week “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu

Remember the film Office Space? A film that still makes sense today, despite the fact it’s aged a little. In amongst its humour, it has valuable lessons for anyone working for a tech company today, this Guardian summary highlights it well.

Stream music? I use Apple Music, more for convenience than anything else. I prefer the merging of tech. Most people I know use Spotify. If you use, or plan to use Spotify, take a look at this article in Rolling Stone. I’ve pre-ordered the book, it sounds fascinating.

What made me think hard about democracy? The author of Sapiens wrote an amazing piece late last year.

“If we understood that our desires are not the outcome of free choice, we would hopefully be less preoccupied with them” – Yuval Noah Harari

Brexit still looms, and for many it’s about immigration. The reality is it’s steering the UK away from a framework. One that’s given it peace for longer than any other time in its history. Anyone who lives in the UK or is interested in Brexit might be interested in reading this: My grandfather was a Nazi. I’ve seen why we need the EU.

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