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Every Little Bit Helps

Let me stand on your shoulders and have a peak. A peak of what lay yonder. My translation will be taken at face value and will co-create, for I have seen the mountain top and there lives the Uber driver!

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Every Little Bit Helps

A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.

—Robert Burton (1577-1640)

Shoulder Standing According to planksip and the Newtonian Inspiration from Chartres

Shoulder Standing According to planksip and the Newtonian Inspiration from Chartres

Every Little Bit Helps

Inspired by Robert Burton (1577-1640)'s quote, "A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself". The titled responsion is...

Robert Burton - planksip
From Oxford University, Robert Burton was best known for the classic The Anatomy of Melancholy. He was also the incumbent of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford, and of Seagrave in Leicestershire.
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Let me stand on your shoulders and have a peak. A peak of what lay yonder. My translation will be taken at face value and will co-create, for I have seen the mountain top and there lives the Uber driver!

The Theme of planksip

Inspired by Isaac Newton (1643-1727)'s quote, "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." The titled responsion is...

Isaac Newton - planksip
Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
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Seeing Further

Inspired by Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)'s quote, "Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders". The titled responsion is...

Carl Friedrich Gauss - planksip
Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who made significant contributions to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, ...
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Abstraction and proof personified is the aesthetic of mathematician. From the cult of Pythagoras to the Hellenic hegemony that still dominates Western sensibilities we see further because it's cumulative and adds up!

A Dwarf Amongst Giants

Inspired by Lord Byron (1788-1824)'s quote, "In solitude, where we are least alone.". The titled responsion is

Lord Byron - planksip
Lord Byron, was a British nobleman, poet, peer, politician, and leading figure in the Romantic movement. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.
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Everyone should know some sense of solitude. The exceptions are the people you love right now. Your perspective is obviously biased. Not theirs or their heirs! The need is deep within our psyche, poised to potentiate give the right action, not actor. The performance follows the feeling.

Legacy is your Magnum Opus

Inspired by William James (1842-1910)'s quote, "The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.". The titled responsion is

William James - planksip
William James was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, James was one of the leading...
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Marketing Redux and the Longtail Likelihood of Academic Asymmetry

Inspired by Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)'s quote, "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion". The titled responsion is...

Jack Kerouac - planksip
Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.
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Shoulder Standing According to planksip and the Newtonian Inspiration from Chartres

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