TED moments!

We love TED, it shares new ideas based on the activity of renown scientists, economists, artists, etc… It makes knowledge more accessible so we are proud to everyday share with you a TED video. Hope you enjoy it!

15/10/2014

Have you ever heard about curators? Do you know how they work? In this TED you’ll find how William Noel the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books at the Walters Art Museum have found an incredible hidden gem and hiw he and is team manage to restore the original data. [1] This “gem” was a chartaceous cultural heritage from our antecessor Archimedes. This unique and elegant talk provide you a peep in the recovery of artefacts.


References and further reading.

[1] – Archimedes – Walters Art Museum

Quoting Corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

15/10/2014

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” – Karl Marx

Karl Marx - International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam
Karl Marx – International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam

Quoting Corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

26/09/2014

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

"Schopenhauer" - Jules Lunteschütz
“Schopenhauer” – Jules Lunteschütz

For understanding the importance of emotions and emotional response, see António Damásio‘s work (the link here is for a quote from the neuroscientist) and Rebecca Saxe’s talk.

Quoting Corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

20/08/2014

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

“Statue of Confucius” in Shanghai Confucian Temple (HappyTravelsQld, Oct 2012)