Happiness isn’t found through knowledge alone.
Knowledge might help enhance the experience, but it’s the experience and the engagement that true happiness, and the memories and stories around it, grow from.
The internet, and technology as a whole, is great at spreading knowledge and lowering the barrier to access for knowledge…so that’s great and powerful…but always remember that it’s only a part, a small part, of actual happiness.
…and to drive the point home a bit more…here’s a great scene to reflect on from Good Will Hunting:
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Kevin also talks in more depth about many of the these things around twice a month via his drip campaign and has a day job as CTO of Veritonic. You can also check out some of his open source code on GitHub or connect with him on Twitter @falicon or via email at kevin at falicon.com.
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