How Curious!

By Peter Duffy

#51 How Curious! Enhancing Life, Lego Magic & The Metaverse





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How Curious!

September 6 · Issue #51 · View online

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

Happy September and welcome to the 51st issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️
Last month in Ireland was eventful! Catching up with family and friends is always special. Adding a Gran Canaria reunion and wedding festivities into the mix topped it off nicely.
I then hopped over to London for a music festival. With 50,000 in attendance, the UK certainly has embraced living with Covid. The continued disparity in attitudes and approaches between countries intrigues me.
On the work front, I’ve started an exciting new role with DWF, an innovative publicly-listed Law firm. It’s awesome working with a smart team that truly gets the future of work and how to enable people to perform at their best. I’ll continue to work remotely as I travel and have the flexibility to explore my various life and consulting pursuits. 🗺️

Aliens/Beach art in Waterford, Ireland 👽
Aliens/Beach art in Waterford, Ireland 👽
Consensus is just another way of saying ‘average’. - Naval
Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. – Socrates
If it costs your peace of mind, it’s too expensive. 
Snow Crash
I rarely include more than one podcast recommendation from the same show in any given month, but I’ve recently discovered the MetaLearn podcast and these hit the spot.
ML176: David Heinemeier Hansson on How To Learn Anything, Fighting Back Against Apple and Navigating the Culture Wars at Work | MetaLearn
ML165: Annie Duke on Learning from Experience, Overcoming Analysis Paralysis and How To Make Better Decisions | MetaLearn
Best of the Web
What improved your quality of life so much, you wish you did it sooner? : AskReddit
‎Brickit iPhone App - Build new creations from bricks
Terms & Conditions Apply - A fun mini-game about pop-ups and the deviousness of websites and apps
‎SpanishDict Translator & Learning App
Best of Twitter
Jo Thornely
Passwords: every password must be completely unique, with fourteen characters all from different languages
Signatures: the one you came up with when you were nine is fine
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- Peter Duffy
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