It's honest and funny. Some of the subject matter is serious--like a micro-dosing nate silver. Empathy and wit.
Michelle rial is the author of a new book about lacroix. Her visual storytelling is an incredible, witty gift.
This collection of charts is creative and thought-provoking. Bright colors and hipster tchotchkes tackle life's questions.
It's also a slam dunk gift. It's kind of a litmus test to see if someone is on my brand. What a gem.
This is a combination of anxiety and exhibitionism. Nothing inspiring. The most useful part of the book is the success/failure chart.
This book is easily read and easily understood.
Metaphors we live by is a 1980 book by george lakoff and mark johnson. Lakoff is a linguist and johnson is a philosopher. They argue that metaphors permeate science, business, politics, and everyday life.
I find myself noticing how i use language, and how often metaphors are used in conversation between my peers. These aren't just metaphors in the rhetorical sense though; the authors examine how common ways of speaking and thinking actually reflect a r... Read More
Lakoff and johnson argue that our conceptual system is fundamentally metaphorical. My proposal, rather than denying the existence of platonic structure, is built on top of it.
Metaphors such as argument is war provide assumptive underpinnings for much of our actions. The metaphors are fundamentally conceptual. The metaphorical concepts can be extended however, and be deployed in a way of thinking traditionally called figura... Read More