Everything that makes businesses strong in times of incremental change makes them vulnerable in times of rapid disruption.
In my experience, learning another language lays the foundations for greater curiosity and openness to learning processes overall. It evolves into a curiosity that can underpin life in general.
Todd Yellin is, by all appearances, a structuralist. He tells Madrigal that his goal was to “tear apart content” and create a “Netflix Quantum Theory,” under which movies could be broken down into their constituent parts — into “quanta” or the “little ‘packets of energy’ that compose each movie.” Those quanta eventually became “microtags,” which Madrigal tells us are used to describe everything in the movie.
Interior design is a matter of deep importance for reasons first suggested by the third century philosopher Plotinus. Plotinus argued that the categories of ‘beautiful’ and ‘ugly’ aren’t merely aesthetic, they are also profoundly moral and ethical. Any object of design will speak to us of a range of attitudes it supports. It isn’t therefore exaggerated to speak of adjectives like ‘authoritarian’ or ‘democratic’, ‘forgiving’ or ‘brutish’ when it comes to a lamp or a desk.