Wells Baum is a Futurist, Creator, and Music Explorer. Always connecting the dots on screen.

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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Doing is knowing. Doing is how we evolve. Doing puts the bones in the goose.

The day you declare a truce on desires for money, power, pleasure and fame is the day you become unhappier.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
The signposts of culture are really set by the outliers and the weirdos.

Matt Slaby

Get weird or die trying.

He’s basically thinking in tweets because of the Valium.
David Mitchell explains the protagonist in his new book to be published exclusively on Twitter.
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s bath like a lump of sugar.
Living in New York City, I realized a fundamental truth about dense places: Wherever you are, someone else would like to be there.

“Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.” - Françoise Sagan

I had the pleasure today to test drive new Jaguars with some fellow Instagrammers at the Monticello Motor Club. I got a little car-sick near the end, but that’s what happens when you’re driving 100mph like Mario Andretti.

Best piece of advice I got today: “Drive it like you stole it.”


Automation of our society is going to cause displacement no different than mechanization of our society in the past.