There’s so much content being slung around the internet. In our struggle to distill meaningful bits from the multiple feeds, I see opportunity in fostering offline experiences to help bring connectivity full circle.
Connecting online tools to offline communities speaks to a larger trend—a growing value for face-to-face interaction. We invest in technologies that connect people online, but the hope is that these connections will improve our quality of life offline.
“[Happiness is] knowing what your highest strengths are and deploying those in the service of something you believe is larger than you are. There’s no shortcut to that. That’s what life is about.”—MartinSeligman, echoing Dan Dennett,in The Mind, which collects 15 years of insight from leading thinkers on understanding consciousness and the brain.
As work becomes our lives, it becomes more and more important for us to be happy at work. But few of us are. A revolution in workplace happiness would make us healthier and more productive. How can we get there?
If two magnets are separated by too much distance, they won’t have any…
“Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced. Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.”— The Ecstasy of Influence : Jonathan Lethem (via echtra)
Kicktable is here to get you inspired and excited by the possibilities of life. Every week, we interview the most passionate people who are doing what they love and we ask them simple questions about their passion and urban life.
Meet Reeme and Nina, a stylist and a model working with talented creative individuals to create print, online and live fashion content via their London-based collective.
In one sentence: who are you?
Nina: We are fashion producers.
Reeme: A stubbornly curious optimist who suffers occasional bouts of realism.