That's what all the poeple say.
— Frank Sinatra, "That's Life"
If you're afraid of everything, you know, you're basically overwhelmed. But if you start educating yourself as far as specifically what to prioritize as far as what to worry about, in a war zone, working, protecting somebody, you know. You're not looking at everybody's faces, you're just looking at their hands, because that's what's gonna kill you. You know, that's an example of focalizing, you know, what you're paranoid and what you're afraid of.
— Ed Calderon, "Ed Calderon: Mexican Drug Cartels | Lex Fridman Podcast #346"
New York Review of Architecture #32
Ford also blamed economic paralysis on a faulty understanding of money and its proper function in the economy. He relentlessly insisted that Americans confused money with wealth. Though money needed to circulate freely in order to facilitate the buying and selling of goods, he admitted, it had no intrinsic value. “Money... may represent wealth, but it is not wealth itself.” Ford wrote.
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
It's just tough because you can never make the same soup twice.
— Lily
When Harold Hicks once urged Ford to complete the project, he replied, “Oh, no, I don't want to hurry up and get that done. If I get that done, I'll never have anything to do on this earth. When you don't have anything to do, then you're ready to die.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Artists Once Known, and No Longer Remembered
— MFA Boston wall text, instead of saying "Unknown"
All the tags have RFID.
— UNIQLO employee
Artists constantly bring images of celebrities into their work as a recognizable entry point for viewers to take an interest in their practice.
Do they make an ai generator but for music? Like if I wanted to listen to Baa Baa Black Sheep by Raffi in the style of Slipknot?
— @benjibours
A good thing will sell itself.” Ford declared. “We must make good things in this country, and not do too much talking about them. You've just got to let people know where to get them, and that's all.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Regional Piece
— Title of work by Ree Morton, ICA Boston
It's mostly for the typing.
— M (probably paraphrased)*
Tonight, Gary Lezak gave his final weather forecast here at KSHB 41. Thank you for a great 30 years. We will miss you.
— @kshb41
Whole idea of pointing at things, which is everything the camera does.
— Brian*
When Sweden plays against Denmark, the scoreboard will display SWE-DEN. The unused letters remaining are DEN-MARK.
— @pablo_chilenga via @jalejandro
think of how few quarters get to do this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
— @annierau caption on @theaustinweber TikTok video of a quarter rolling down an extended tape measure to hit a small bell
I've always said that though, like we do these searches in FBI, houses and stuff like that, if someone just got like a box load of like 10 terabyte drives and just encrypted them. Oh my God you know how long the FBI would spin their wheels trying to get that data off there. It would be Insane.
— Chris Tarbell, "Chris Tarbell: FBI Agent Who Took Down Silk Road | Lex Fridman Podcast #340"
Did you know that Nicole Kidman has a very impressive coin collection?
— @moneymuseumboston
“They weren't interested in anything except efficiency of production,” he noted. “They wouldn't talk dollars and cents at all. They talked in terms of the minutes that the thing cost.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century