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Sunday, September 11, 2011

"Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish"

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No math post today... just more of a Sunday sermon, courtesy of Steve Jobs, an individual of heroic proportions to many. Actually, it's courtesy of the Twittersphere where I found the link to this wonderful commencement speech Jobs gave at Stanford in 2005. No reason to wait 'til the end of a school-year though to pass such nuggets around:

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

...And on a separate note, can't help but in some way commemorate the incomprehensible tragedy of 10 years ago today -- Art Garfunkel sings this classic S&G in Central Park:



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