Kevin Kelly and I interviewed Tim O'Reilly on the Cool Tools podcast.
Our guest this week is Tim O'Reilly. He's the founder of O'Reilly Media, a company the spreads the knowledge of innovators through technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences.
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Unix regular expressions
"This is an enormous power - you can write scripts that allow you to do magic with text."
Amazon Echo's Alexa
"Whoever did the design work on Alexa did it brilliantly."
Gan Mao Ling and Black Elderberry
"If you feel like you are coming down with a cold, take these in combination. I have found it incredibly reliable in knocking out colds."
Also: Astragalus Supreme as an immune system booster, and Juvenon ("I felt like it took 10 years off my life, in a good way, making me 10 years younger. I take a generic version called Anti-Aging LX")
Altra Men's Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe
"Running shoes with a really wide toe box. It's a bit like running barefoot inside the shoe."
"These books have become part of my mental toolchest:"
The Way of Life, According to Laotzu translated by Witter Bynner.
"My personal religious philosophy, stressing the rightness of what is, if only we can accept it. Most people who know me have heard me quote from this book. 'Seeing as how nothing is outside the vast, wide-meshed net of heaven, who is there to say just how it is cast?'" (From Books That Have Shaped How I Think)
The Meaning of Culture, John Cowper Powys
“This book is a part of my regular mental toolbox. Read the rest