Frame Of Reference

Written by: Jonathan
This is a fantastic video explaining the concept of “frame of reference.” The cool thing about this concept is it’s not limited to understanding motion. Once you watch it, you’ll have a better grasp on the straight vs straight line discussion addressed in a couple articles already on the blog. In the introduction of the […]
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Beyond Straight Lines

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Do these two statements contradict each other? The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. ~Archimedes There are no straight lines in nature. ~Antoni Gaudi Archimedes is arguably one of the smartest human beings to have ever lived, and I mean that with absolutely zero hyperbole. He’s most commonly known for shouting “Eureka!” […]
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The Backstory

Written by: Jonathan
I was seriously spiraling out. My wife left me. My friends were telling me I had to stop everthing. But I didn't care. I was chasing the next big thing. More fame. More fortune. And it destroyed my life. How'd I get there? Let's Rewind Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be […]
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5 Dimensions To Successful Sales With Storytelling

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Growing up in the Appalachian mountains meant I was surrounded by storytellers. Whether it's folklore, tall tales, or making small talk it seemed like everyone in the mountains of North Carolina has the gift of gab. One year in college I even took a storytelling class. We studied music, narrative structure, pacing, character development, suspense, […]
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Berlin Kung Fu Demonstration

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I just found out about this treasure. It's a minute and fifty-one seconds of rare footage of kung fu masters demonstrating their skill at the 1936 summer Olympics in Germany. Yes, it is clearly choreographed. Yes it looks hokey. But only to the untrained eye. What you are really seeing is a very well orchestrated […]
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Boom Boom Boom

Written by: Jonathan
Yesterday was a non-stop day of podcast recording. I was the guest on 3 different shows: The first was "Stranger Connections" with Lisa David Olson, and it's really well titled. She has a background in live performance, so she had a lot of insightful questions about the way my experience on stage ties in with […]
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On the Value Of NFTs, VR Worlds, Digital Paintings, and Other Strange Interests

Written by: Jonathan
Over the years I've dreaded one question more than any other: "So, Jonathan, what do you do?" It's a nightmare because my interests, my time, and my work takes me around the world and across multiple bleeding edges of technologies and trends. Case in point. Just moments ago I got out of an invite only […]
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Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism

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a2+b2=c2  Even if you slept through most of your high school math classes like I did, you still might recognize this as the "Pathagorean Theorem." Useful for figuring out the length of the hypotenuse of a right angle triangle when you know the lengths of the other two sides. In case that's not confusing enough, […]
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Contemplating Impossibility

Written by: Jonathan
If you had asked me about this idea 10 years ago, I would have told you it's completely uninteresting to me. Now it literally keeps me up at night. The world of Mentalism is an unending wealth of deeply disturbing questions packaged within the wrapping of "fun" and "entertainment." In actuality, however, it points straight […]
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Protected: A Mind Reader's Complete Guide to Connecting With Successful People

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