August 17, 2010

Sabbatical hideaway in Stanford

The most difficult part is done: picking up 30 docs among the hundreds of them that I happen to find during the year and keep in a special folder. Next week I will work on them as part of my sabbatical hideaway in Stanford.

It's impossible to read them all, and I don't think it would be very helpful. Choosing is hard, but absolutely necessary to cope with overabundance and the paradox of choice, as Barry Schwartz explains brilliantly in this video:

OK, and here is the soundtrack of this post:
Sweet Little Mystery, by Wet Wet Wet.