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"In other words, the feeling of flow is different than the feeling of getting better. If all you seek is flow, then you’re not going to get better. There is no avoiding the deliberate strain of real improvement. "
practice  deliberate  flow  psychology  growth  learning 
april 2012 by tsuomela
Barry Sanders, Matt Biondi, and the Tiger Mom - James Fallows - Culture - The Atlantic
"In other words, being good at something can make it more fun. But only if it's fun first. And only if being good at it doesn't get in the way of the fun. "
sports  fun  enjoyment  passion  flow  experience  practice 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Lake of the Woods Control Board
The Lake of the Woods Control Board is a Canadian board which regulates the water levels of Lake of the Woods and Lac Seul, and the flows in the Winnipeg and English Rivers downstream of these lakes to their junction, for the benefit of all users and interests.
bwca  canada  government  weather  meteorology  water  flood  flow  data 
july 2009 by tsuomela
/Message: Arrington on Scoble, FriendFeed, And The Web Of Flow
The transition from a web-of-pages, where the principal source of critical information is found on static, unitary web pages, generally written by a single owner/author, and where comments are left on those pages by 'visitors', to the web-of-flow, where conversation has left the web-of-pages and moved into flow applications, like Twitter and Friendfeed. Robert has moved into this new context, more or less organically, and he now spends his time chatting instead of writing blog posts. Arrington is principally ranting against this transition to flow, making the case that Scoble to helping Friendfeed enormously without recompense, and losing all the traffic that he might have passing by a blog where he could make money selling ads, like Arrington does.
internet  culture  flow  content  web-of-pages  experience  phenomenology  dialogue  community 
december 2008 by tsuomela
/Message: Linda Stone on Continuous Partial Attention: The War On Flow
I for one am not eager to turn off my devices and pay all my attention to one thing at a time, one moment at a time. There are too many targets on the horizon, too many members of the tribe, and too many jaguars lurking in the shadows for that.
attention  partial  flow  creativity  technology  culture  design 
june 2007 by tsuomela

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