The Necessary Philosopher

Month: March, 2013

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This is a very interesting video of a talk by Dan Pink that my lecturer shared in class today. Seems that monetary rewards work best as a motivator for mechanical tasks (e.g. data entry). For tasks that require cognitive ability, linking rewards to performance only works up to a certain point. Beyond that, it actually […]

Clare and Emma

Clare and her BFF 🙂 Taken with the Nokton 35mm f/1.2. Love this lens.

Love how this shot turned out.

L1007563, originally uploaded by photokalia. Taken with the Summilux 50mm f/1.4 ASPH.

Geeky thought of the day

I may be committing photographic blasphemy, but I think I like my Nokton 35mm better than my Summicron ASPH… with creamy bokeh like this, the Leica is actually pretty over-rated. Both taken with the Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2:

On Repeat

I’ve got “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry on repeat right now. Strangely addicted to it as I’m doing my readings for tomorrow.

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

I’m going to try this the next time I have to do public speaking or go for a big meeting haha 🙂