Older person on Facebook:Us too, so badly needed as well. Tell your mom I said hi. How is the family? Tell everyone hi from us. We miss you all so much. Wish we could be there. You're a beautiful young woman.
“It’s just a matter o time until we see the same meltdown in traditional college education. Like the real estate industry, prices will rise until the market revolts. Then it will be too late. STudents will stop taking out the loans traditional Universities expect them to. And when they do tuition will come down. And when prices come down Universities will have to cut costs beyond what they are able to. They will have so many legacy costs, from tenured professors to construction projects to research they will be saddled with legacy costs and debt in much the same way the newspaper industry was. Which will all lead to a de-levering and a de-stabilization of the University system as we know it.”—The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon « blog maverick (via infoneer-pulse)
“In the 10 years since Left Eye’s death, we all got to be a little famous. The idea of ‘fanmail’— even the very word— feels quaint and outdated. The channels have opened up so that we all send it and— more importantly— receive it on a daily basis in some form, be it retweets or reblogs or likes. Which means fame now feels that much more attainable, but the catch is that we finally get to know all about that alone-in-a-crowded-room feeling that famous people have been singing about for years.”—With “Refresh: The Lonely Futurism of TLC’s FanMail”, Lindsay Zoladz explores the prescient sounds (and emotions) of the influential R&B group’s 1999 album. (via pitchfork)
“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.”—Brian Tracy (via myquotelibrary)