“I am the sum of my apps. Maybe I am an app.” – Jeffrey Katzenberg

In a recent interview with USA Today, Jeffery Katzenberg, co-founder of DreamWorks, talked about some of his favorite “fun apps,” including “Talking Tom!” Then, in a reflective moment, he mentioned the apps he uses in less playful times: “So many of them are productivity apps — Notes, Dropbox, Twitter. I am the sum of my [Read More…]

Pay It Forward (With Coffee)

This popped up on my Facebook feed this week and made me smile enough that I wanted to pass it along: Tough economic times and growing poverty in much of Europe are reviving a humble tradition that began some one-hundred years ago in the Italian city of Naples. It’s called caffè sospeso — “suspended coffee”: [Read More…]

One of the Most Moving Moments in Sports

Recently, I have been focusing my Daily Reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son. In the midst of this parable, a father demonstrates his extraordinary love for his son by running to embrace him. In the last two decades, whenever I read about the father’s race, I remember something that happened in the 1992 [Read More…]

Something to Think About: Justices Using Dictionaries

Adam Liptak explores the growing use of dictionaries by U.S. Supreme Court Justices in “Justices Turning More Frequently to Dictionary, and Not Just for Big Words.” Increasingly, justices are turning to dictionaries for definitions that help them decide legal cases: A new study in The Marquette Law Review found that the justices had used dictionaries [Read More…]