Welcome to this week’s links!
In this New York Time’s article, the impact of technology is explored and how it helps us, as much as it hurts us. In essence it looks at the problems raised from an over-reliance on technology, which is a very real problem.
Last week I wrote a piece on news, which you can read here. The center of the piece was the controversy surrounding Common’s presence at the White House. In this unedited video, we get Bill O’Reilly from Fox News going head-to-head with Jon Stewart on the Common controversy, politics, and more.
Being in the presence of greatness is one way to gain great inspiration to motivate yourself to achieve. In this piece from Zen Habits we look at how to find greatness to inspire ourselves ranging from authors to role models and more.
The following are some tips from Conan O’Brien and his creative process, done for the Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People piece. There are some intriguing tidbits on creativity and having fun, needing pressure, preparation, and more.
Its important to pay attention to our minds, just as much as we focus on our health, and one way is through meditation. The Guardian goes in detail on what meditation is and its numerous benefits.
And if you missed last week’s links, check them out here.