- Scott H Young - https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog -

Friday Links 09-05-01

From Twitter

Caving to peer pressure, I decided to give Twitter a try. I’ve been using the service for over a week, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. I only post 2-3 times per week to this blog, so any ideas that aren’t large enough to justify a 1000-word article simply aren’t published. Twitter helps fill that gap.

You can follow me as ScottHYoung [1].

From the Web

You Can’t Please Everyone [2] – Just in case you thought you were the only person who has ever been criticized. (Hat Tip: Tim Ferriss [3])

Succeed… Or Else! [4] – Tagline: “The key to success? Punishment.

From the Archives

You Can’t Always Separate Wins from Losses [5] -Double your success rate by doubling your failure rate.

From the Shelf

The Botany of Desire [6] – Michael Pollan shares the story of a relationship between humankind and plants. Although people tend to see themselves as the active force in domesticating apples, flowers and food, Pollan offers another perspective: that the plants are shaping us.

Coincidentally, I read the chapter on cannabis on the evening of 4/20 [7]. My part in the celebration, I suppose.