After not touching Words of Radiance for months in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, I finally finished it on a three-day trip up the Amazon. It’s fantastic and I’ve already started Oathbringer, the third book in the Stormlight Archive. And we’re off from Iquitos to smaller villages on the river.
When I teach these workshops, I introduce students to the French translation of paying attention: faire attention, or “making” attention. It suggests that attention is not something to be bought or sold, but something to craft. This is a concept that could benefit anyone who considers adjusting school, work, or entertainment plans to accommodate the supposedly shorter attention spans of digital life.
Early in the campaign, Sam Nunberg was sent to explain the Constitution to the candidate. “I got as far as the Fourth Amendment,” Nunberg recalled, “before his finger is pulling down on his lip and his eyes are rolling back in his head.”
My iPad Pro is still suffering from symptoms of the December 2 bug. I’ve restored, hard reset, and updated to iOS 11.2 but it still reboots quickly, sometimes just with Touch ID implemented. Anyone else having any trouble? I’m 2,500 km from the nearest Apple store.