Kevin Kelly is a very interesting man with a very interesting back story. He was a founder of Wired Magazine and cycle toured in the States as a young man. I first came across him when he published a book of haiku drawn from his trip. Later he travelled widely in the far east, picking up some arresting ideas that counter many of our western perspectives.
In this essay he develops his theory with reference to cycle touring and how we can help ourselves by accommodating other’s predisposition to help us – if we first cultivate the correct approach and attitude.
If you can, listen before you read. He has a great voice for story telling.
- Walking Distance from Wired: Kevin Kelly Surveys the Tech Scene (Slashdot) (news.slashdot.org)
- Video Interview with Quantified Self Co-Founders Kevin Kelly and Gary Wolf (lifestreamblog.com)