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In pre-historic times people who didn't listen got eaten...now they propagate at will.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 18, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Could it be 21st Century predators are a forgiving lot of creatures?

Could it be Darwin was wrong?

...survival of the fittest? ... or was it survival of the most adaptable? ... or is it survival of the least able to listen?

Assuming evolution is an accurate theory - and I'm not so sure about that any more - How many generations will it take for human ears to shrink and disappear through lack of use?

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Communication: Improving Communication | Humour | Thought Tweets

We praise our phones by calling them "smart" then we toss them away, replacing them in their adolescence.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 9, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Our technologies are becoming as fragile as our relationships. 

Puppy Love used to apply to puppies...then it morphed toward hand-holding teenagers...now it has morphed toward hand-touched technologies. 

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Humour | Thought Tweets

When we were newborn babes, we somehow knew the best way to get what we wanted was kicking and screaming.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 15, 2017

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When we were newborn babes, we somehow knew the best way to get what we wanted was kicking and screaming.

At first, people encouraged us to take action.

Then, of great surprise to us, bigger people began a life-long assault aimed at proving otherwise. 

In ancient times it was easy to protect intellectual property...when chisels were stolen few thieves could write in stone.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 13, 2017

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

There's a long legacy of 'idea theft'. When our ancestors got beyond chisels and stones and into more-formal business, copyright became an issue. Apparently, the case law on copyright dates back to the 6th Century AD. 

Speaking of our ancestors... 

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Humour | Ideas | Thought Tweets

Time management tip: file files. Their name lets us know what we are supposed to do with them.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 11, 2017

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Well...that is why they call them files isn't it?

I mean - those things don't have that name because of some other qualities...shouldn't we do our part to help them live up to their name yet not be confused with their less-flexible, more-abrasive cousins?

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Humour | Thought Tweets

Only tiny creatures perceive molehills as mountains.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 10, 2017

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Moles are small creatures and they make small hills.

If you perceive a molehill to be a mountain then you must be much smaller than a mole...you must be a tiny creature indeed. 

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Humour | Thought Tweets

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