As per usual, Kevin Kelly blows my mind, and makes me completely rethink things. Tim Ferriss once called him the true “world’s most interesting man.” He is not wrong. Learn more about Kevin Kelly here.
Notes, Discussion Guide, Highlights:
– Packager of ideas vs. being a futurist
– “You must predict the present…”
– “Look to the long past, not necessarily the long-term…”
– “You become a good ancestor…”
– Long-term thinking vs. long-term planning
– How to truly be present, in the now
– “Technology is supposed to make us better humans…”
– Telemedicine / Telehealth
– The future of education, remote learning – “What’s most important to learning how to learn, and how to optimize your learning…”
– He also mentions is upcoming book, Vanishing Asia, out next year!
About Kevin Kelly:
Kevin is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor for its first 7 years. His most recent book is The Inevitable, which is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. His other books include the best-selling New Rules for the New Economy, the classic Out of Control, and his summary theory of technology in What Technology Wants. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Catalogs. He co-founded the Hackers’ Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. He also founded the popular Cool Tools website in 2003. A few of this projects below: